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- n. A non-phosphorized nitrogenous substance, obtained from brain and nerve tissue by extraction with boiling alcohol. It is uncertain whether it exists as such in nerve tissue, or is a product of the decomposition of some more complex substance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A nonphosphorized, nitrogenous substance, obtained from brain and nerve tissue by extraction with boiling alcohol. It is uncertain whether it exists as such in nerve tissue, or is a product of the decomposition of some more complex substance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name common to several nitrogenous non-phosphorized substances obtained chemically from the brain and nerves. They are light, very hygroscopic powders, insoluble in cold alcohol or ether, but soluble in hot alcohol.
He's found out that there are people who are not deterred by the threat of cerebrin as the punishment for an unprovoked commercial murder.
If you kill me without a Notification you'll get the cerebrin, so of course you won't kill me.
Since cerebrin consists of a combination of phosphoric acid with gelatine which contains ammonium and with oleine, it is easy to infer that the light of the soul may be due to the phosphoric acid in the nerves, and still further the potassium phosphate forming the mineral basis of the muscles.
| Both 'cerebin' and 'cerebrin' were used once each.
We administered cardin for heart disease and nephrin for kidney trouble, cerebrin for insanity
"Well, you see, I had a big advantage in knowing that cerebrin was the substance involved, and with that knowledge I could carry matters considerably farther than Dunark could in his original model.
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