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leucomaine definition

  • noun:
    • An animal base or alkaloid, appearing when you look at the muscle during life; for this reason, a vital alkaloid, as distinguished from a ptomaine or cadaveric poison.
    • An animal base or alkaloid, showing up into the tissue during life; thus, an important alkaloid, as distinguished from a ptomaine or cadaveric poison.
    • A nitrogenous organic base or alkaloid stated in residing animal areas as a result of their particular activity: distinguished from a ptomaine, which is an alkaloid manufactured in the putrefactive decay of a-dead muscle.
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