from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A complex nitrogenous substance formerly hypothesized to be continually decomposed and reproduced in the muscles during life.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A complex nitrogenous substance, which, by Hermann's hypothesis, is continually decomposed and reproduced in the muscles, during their life.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hypothetical complex substance which is assumed by certain physiologists to decompose in the muscular tissue during contraction, yielding carbonic acid and lactic acid and a nitrogenous body, and to be re-formed during repose.


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