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leucomaine

leucomaine


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leucomaine  \Leu*co"ma*ine\  (l[-u]*k[=o]"m[.a]*[i^]n  or  -[=e]n), 
  n.  [Leuco-  +  -maine,  as  in  ptomaine.]  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  An  animal  base  or  alkaloid,  appearing  in  the  tissue  during 
  life;  hence  a  vital  alkaloid,  as  distinguished  from  a 
  {ptomaine}  or  cadaveric  poison.