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  • n. Any of four isomeric tricyclic heterocycles consisting of a pyridine ring fused with the five-membered ring of an indole; many of their derivatives have biological action

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  • But whoever had decided to place this particular fern at poolside obviously didn't know that the spores of veriformans contained a deadly beta-carboline alkaloid.

    Jurassic Park

  • This is best accomplished by thorough boiling, but in cases where this can not be at once carried out, it is advisable to use some chemical antiseptic; of these, perhaps the best is creo-carboline, which may be employed in a 1-500 solution in water; where this solution is not obtainable, a 5-per-cent. solution of carbolic acid in water will answer.

    Health on the Farm A Manual of Rural Sanitation and Hygiene

  • None of the excretions from persons afflicted with typhoid fever should ever be emptied until thoroughly disinfected with creo-carboline or strong lime-water, and under no circumstances should these be poured out in the neighborhood of springs or wells.

    Health on the Farm A Manual of Rural Sanitation and Hygiene

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