Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the alkaloids; having the nature of an alkaloid.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to alkaloids.

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  • adjective pertaining to or consisting of alkaloids

Etymologies

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alkaloid +‎ -al

Examples

  • Freebase cocaine is essentially pure cocaine that is made today by preparing an aqueous solution of cocaine HCI and adding ammonia or bicarbonate to alkalinize the solution and precipitate alkaloidal cocaine. 6 The "freebase" formed is nonwater-soluble, does not decompose. with heat and can be crushed, and mixed with tobacco and smoked.

    Cocaine Toxicity

  • Many of these species contain less of these alkaloids than dose Psilocybe cubensis and the alkaloidal content of this species may very in different strains.

    Quartermasters of Terror

  • This theory has also gained great importance as a guide when determining intricate structures, and it has rendered it possible to trace hidden connections within the multifarious group of alkaloidal substances.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1947 - Presentation Speech

  • SIDDIQUI, S. (1962a) A re-investigation of the alkaloidal constituents of Peganum harmala.

    Chapter 5

  • SIDDIQUI, S. (1962b) Note on a re-investigation of the alkaloidal constituents of Peganum harmala.

    Chapter 5

  • It may be found in the urine; gives usual alkaloidal reactions, but no distinctive chemical test known.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • Recent investigations, however, show that there is no alkaloidal material in oats, and whatever stimulating effect they may have results from the nutrients they contain.

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

  • Do oats contain any special alkaloidal or stimulating principle?

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

  • Both plant and animal foods undergo bacterial changes resulting in the production of alkaloidal bodies known as ptomaines, of which there are a large number.

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

  • We may take piperidine and coniine as examples of the methods followed in alkaloidal synthesis; these are pyridine bases.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887

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