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- n. A weak base identical with betaine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A weak base identical with betaine; -- so called because found in the boxthorn (Lycium barbarum). See betaine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless compound, HON(CH3)3CH2COOH, or, in the anhydrous form, , contained in sugar-beet juice, cotton-seeds, and other vegetable products, and in urine. It forms large crystals which become anhydrous at 100° C. and attract moisture from the air, and is of considerable importance in plant physiology. Also called betain, hydroxyneurine, or trimethylglyein.
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