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alkaloid

al·ka·loid

alkaloid

 
pronunciation:
ael k loId
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: any of various nitrogen-containing organic bases found in plants and from which drugs such as nicotine, quinine, and morphine are made.
similar words:
base
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derivation: alkaloidal (adj.)