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Definition of the noun Cutan
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- [biochemistry] A hydrocarbon polymer, of uncertain structure but thought to be similar to kerogen, found in some plants.
Cutan is one of two polymers which occur in the cuticle of some plants. The other and better-known polymer is cutin. Cutan is believed to be a hydrocarbon polymer, whereas cutin is a polyester, but the structure and synthesis of cutan are not yet fully understood. Cutan is not present in as many plants as once thought; for instance it is absent in Ginkgo.
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by National Committee on Soil and Terrain,
A cutan is a modification of the texture, structure or fabric at natural surfaces in soil materials; it arises from concentration of particular soil constitutents or in situ modification of the plasma. Cutans comprise any of the component substances of ...
The Soils of the Philippines (2014)
by Rodelio B. Carating, Raymundo G. Galanta, Clarita D. Bacatio
Cutans, nodules, and concretions A cutan is a modification of the texture, structure, or fabric at natural surfaces in soil material due to concentration of particular soil constituents or in situ modification of the plasma. In general, this is considered ...
Cutan is a general term coined by Brewer (1964) to designate accumulations on soil particle surfaces or textural changes along a surface of movement. Accumulations may be composed of various materials such as clay, organic matter, Silica, ...
by Kim H. Tan
The plasma is called cutan when deposited on the surfaces of skeleton grains, on the walls of voids, or on the boundaries of structural units. These cutans are called argillans or clay skins if they are composed dominantly of clay minerals.
Biophysico-Chemical Processes Involving Natural Nonliving Organic Matter in Environmental Systems (2009)
by Nicola Senesi, Baoshan Xing, Pan Ming Huang
Whereas cutin is the polyester biopolymer that is solubilized upon saponification treatment, cutan is a nonsaponifiable and nonextractable polymeric substance found in certain cuticles. These molecules provide a protective barrier 20 ...
The Cornell Countryman (1919)
Cutan is a practicing veterinarian at Goshen. Credit Rating the Farmer (Continued from page 3) actual figures 26 The Cornell Countr_vman.
by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers
complexe argilo-organique complexe argilo-organique clay-organo complex complexe organo-minéral organo-mineral complex concrétion concretion conditionneur de sol soil conditioner croûte crust cutane cutan dépôt laminique lamina ...
by Michael Allaby
cutan. (clay films, clayskins, argillans, tonhäutchens) Deposited skin or coating of material on the surfaces of peds and stones, which is usually composed of ...
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N by William Nicholson
cutan. Dorstenia Contrajerva. E. Contrayerva. L. D. Amer. merid. Rad. Pulv. gr. 30 — 40. Decoct. Febr. Cynanch. Pulv. Contrajerv. comp. L. gr. 30 — 40. 4ta. qu. hor. - Fumaria officinalis. Fumaria. D. Brit. Herba. Infus. Laurus Sassafras.
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
cutan. Sapo Hispanus. . Tinctura Saponis, E. - Linimentum Saponis compos. L. Saponaceum, D. Rheumatism, &c. - Tinctura Saponis cum Opio. E. Ceratum Saponis. L. D. Emplastrum Saponis. L. Saponaceum. E. D. Murias Soda .
Some plants possess cutan, a polythene-like polymer. Sporopollenin, present in the exine of pollen grains, is an extremely resistant and incompletely characterized polymer built up of long-chain aliphatic and aromatic skeletons. Some walls ...
by Abraham Rees
cutan. Dorstenia Contraierua. E. Contrayerva. L. D. Amer. merid. Rad. Pulv. gr. 30–40, 4ta qu, hor. Deco&t. Febr. Cynanch. - Pulv. Contrajerv, comp. L. gr. 30 –40. Fumaria officinalis. Fumaria. D. Brit. Herba. Infus. Laurus Sassafras.
by Michael Allaby
cutan 1. ( clay films, clayskins, argillans, tonhautchens) Deposited skin or coating of material on the surfaces of 'peds and stones, which is usually composed of fine, ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
cutan 1. See clay skins. 2. See cutin. cutaneous respiration The exchange of gases through pores in the skin, e.g. in Amphibia, which ...
by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed
A common type is thé clay cutan caused by translocation and déposition of clay ...
With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister
cutan. Path .
A Dictionary of Ecology (2015)
by Michael Allaby
tonhäutchens See CUTAN. tool use The use by an animal of an object external to itself and not attached to any substrate, which is held, carried ...
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