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- n. A carbohydrate found in plants and animals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as inositol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A saccharine substance (C6H12O6 + 2H2O) found in the muscular substance of the heart and in the lungs, kidneys, brain, etc.
The most important application of inosite-free bouillon is its use in the preparation of sugar bouillons, whether glucose, maltose, lactose, or saccharose, of exact percentage composition.
Prepare inosite-free bouillon cultivation, say 200 or 300 c.c., in a flask as before.
The medium should be prepared from inosite-free bouillon (_vide_ page 183).
_ -- The symptoms are ardent thirst and profuse secretion of a pale urine of a high density (1.060 and upward), rapid loss of condition, scurfy, unthrifty skin, costiveness or irregularity of the bowels, indigestion, and the presence, in the urine, of a sweet principle -- grape sugar or inosite, or both.
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