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Definition of the noun aleuron

What does aleuron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aleurons

  1. See aleurone.


Aleuron is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family.

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Google previewFood and hygiene (1907)

an elementary treatise upon dietetics and hygienic treatment by William Tibbles

Aleuron is a mixture of proteid substances consisting of a homologous series, beginning with hetero-albumose, and passing through globulins into albumins. It occurs abundantly in seeds, usually in the vacuoles of the cell protoplasm.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ALEURONE. n. d-l1'l'r6n, also ALEU'RINE, n. -rin [Gr. aleuron. flour or meal]: microscopic rounded granules in seed-cells, not colorable by iodine; formed from protoplasm, to which they return when the seed germinates. ALEUTIAN ISLANDS  ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

▷hypertension, ▷aldosterone, ▷glucocorticoid, ▷dexamethasone, ▷ hypoaldosteronism, ▷pseudohypoaldosteronism, ▷mineral corticoid syndrome Aleuron: A protein-rich outer layer of the endosperm of monocotyledonous kernels.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)

The aleurone layer (from the Greek, aleuron, or flour) is a cellular component of the cereal grains lying beneath the testa and forming the outer layer of the endosperm tissue (see barley grain entry for diagrammatic view of localisation of  ...

Google previewPharmaceutical lexicon (1873)

ALEURON. A protein compound contained in the albumen of nutmeg and other seeds. ALEXANDER. The name of a plant of the genus Smyrnium. ALEXANDRIA SENNA. See Senna. ALEXIPHARMIO. A medicine that is intended to obviate the  ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

ALEURONE, a-lu'ron (Gk. &\€vpov, aleuron, wheaten flour). The stored proteid which occurs as minute granules in the food- bearing tissue (endosperm) and embryos of many seeds. The granules are much  ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

a dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature

These latter exist as small granules or large rounded masses with definite chemical and optical properties, and are termed aleuron'e grain*. They are frequently associated with a crystalline arrangement of portions of the protoplasm of the cell ...

Google previewZell's Popular Encyclopedia (1869)

A Universal Dictionary of English Language, Science, Literature, and Art by Leo de Colange

aleuron, flour, and mclron, measure] An instrument to ascertain the quantity of gluten in flour. Aiesftian, or Atsuris, Islands, a chain of islands in the North Pacitic, extending between Kanitschatka in Asia, and the peninsula Alaska in America ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1E1U1R1O1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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