Definition of the noun aleuron
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noun - plural: aleurons
- See aleurone.
Aleuron is a genus of moths in the Sphingidae family.
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Food 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.
A 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, ...
Medical 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)
by Robley DUNGLISON
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; ...
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 ...
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- ...
A 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, ...
Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison
ALEURON, (aMivpov,) Farina. ALEURITES TRI''LOBA, (from a}\cupirms, 'mealy, from the meal-like substance which covers it.) Candle nut tree. Ord. Euphorbiaceae. A plant common in the Sandwich, Society, and other islands in the Southern ...
aleuromanteion=divination from flour; aleuron, generally in the pl. aleura=flour, and manteia=divination.]. Divination by means of the flour with which a victim was besprinkled.
Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)
(aleuron, flour, Gr.) A genus of Euphorbaceous plants, which have the appearance of being dusted 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.
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
aleuron (al-u'ron) [G. aleuron, wheaten flour.] Protein granules; particles of protein found in the endosperm of seeds, ...
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