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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless compound , formed together with glycoside, by the action of concentrated ammonia on glyoxal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A white, crystalline, organic base, C3H4N2, produced by the action of ammonia on glyoxal, and forming the origin of a large class of derivatives hence, any one of the series of which glyoxaline is a type; -- called also oxaline.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry An organic base, C3H4N2, produced by the action of ammonia on glyoxal.
  • noun organic chemistry Any of the series of which glyoxaline is a type.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an organic base C3H4N2; a histamine inhibitor

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