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Definition of the noun Cutan

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  1. [biochemistry] A hydrocarbon polymer, of uncertain structure but thought to be similar to kerogen, found in some plants.

Explanation

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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Google previewAustralian Soil and Land Survey Field Handbook (2009)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewField and Laboratory Methods Applicable to Overburdens and Minesoils (1978)

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, ...

Google previewPrinciples of Soil Chemistry, Fourth Edition (2010)

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.

Google previewBiophysico-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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

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 ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

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.

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

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 .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

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 ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

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, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

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 ...

Google previewDARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2003)

by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed

A common type is thé clay cutan caused by translocation and déposition of clay ...

Google previewDictionary of Abbreviations in Medical Sciences (2012)

With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister

cutan. Path .

Google previewA 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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