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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless neutral compound, C20H34O, contained in the lichen Neophronium arcticium. It crystallizes in needles which melt at 168°C.

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  • noun biochemistry Any of a class of transmembrane proteins necessary for the proper functioning of the renal filtration barrier

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