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Definition of the noun aleuron

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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 previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1859)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

(aleuron, flour, Gr.) A genus of Fnngi : Tribe, Ascomycetes. AlxrviTis, al-u-ri'tes, *. (aleuron, flour, Gr.) A genus of plants, which have the appearance of being covered over with flour. A. triloba furnishes the Q-dJe nuts of the South Sea Islanders, ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

aleuron, flour, -f- metron. measure.] aleuroiiat (al-u'ro-naO. A vegetable albumin used as a substitute for bread for diabetes and also as an injection in the serous cavities of animals to produce an exudate of leukocytes for experimental ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)


ALEURON, (nhcupor, Farina. ALElil-tI'TES TRI'LOBA, (from chirping, ' mesly,' from the meal-like substnncc which covers it.) emu": mu tree. Ord. Euphorhinceai. A plant common in the Sandwich, Society, and other islands in the Southern sens; ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

aleuronat (al-u'-ro-nat) [aleuron], A vegetable albumin used as a substitute for bread in cases of diabetes. aleuroscope (al-it'-ro-skop). See aleurometer. Alexander's operation or Alexander- ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)

(aleuron, flour, Gr.) A genus of plants, which have the appearance of being covered over with flour. A. triloba furnishes the candle nuts of the South Sea Islanders, which yield them food, and, when strung together, a kind of torch : Order, ...

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 previewA Practical Medical Dictionary ... (1922)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

aleuron (al-u'ron) [G. aleuron, wheaten flour.] Protein granules; particles of protein found in the endosperm of seeds, ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1917)

ALAS 2-2 ALEURON ala's, int. expressing grief, pity, concern, [f. OF ha las (mod. F hilas) f. Ao ah -Was lasse wretched f. L lassus weary] Ala'stop, n. Avenging deity, nemesis. [Gk («- not-Wasf- f. lath- forget)) a-lateidi, a. Having wings or winglikc ...

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.

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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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