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alkaloid

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Etymology

From alkali + -oid. Compare French alcaloïde.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA: /ˈælkəlɔɪd/

Noun

Singular
alkaloid

Plural
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  1. (organic chemistry) Any of many organic heterocyclic bases, that occur in nature and often have medicinal properties.

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Noun

alkaloid m. sg.

  1. alkaloid

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