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- n. An organic base, C3H4N2, produced by the action of ammonia on glyoxal.
- n. Any of the series of which glyoxaline is a type.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless compound , formed together with glycoside, by the action of concentrated ammonia on glyoxal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an organic base C3H4N2; a histamine inhibitor
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