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alkaloid

al kuh law id

  • n  natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants

  • German authorities have flagged the level of the illegal cocaine alkaloid in the all-natural drink.
  • Last week the word came back from the police laboratory:"We have identified a vegetable alkaloid having the toxic and biological characteristics of ergot, a cereal parasite.
  • A vegetable alkaloid derived from leaves of the coca plant.

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