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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants.

Usage examples (28)
  • Coffee, tea and chocolate contain a poisonous alkaloid which is generally called caffeine.
  • This is a volatile alkaloid which is not poisonous, and is thought to be almost identical with ammonia.
  • "Amanitin is a wonderful and dangerous alkaloid, which is absorbed in the intestinal canal.
  • I’ve forgotten his name — has created from the human brain a new kind of alkaloid, idiotine.’ for more
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