• WordNet 3.6
    • adj alkaloidal pertaining to or consisting of alkaloids
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Alkaloidal of or pertaining to alkaloids.
    • Alkaloidal Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, alkali.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • alkaloidal Pertaining to the alkaloids; having the nature of an alkaloid.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Alkali, + -oid,: cf. F. alcaloïde,


In literature:

Oh, we've looked for morphine chloroform, ether, all the ordinary poisons, besides some of the little known alkaloids.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
An alkaloid has been obtained from it similar to strychnine.
"A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries And of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa (1858-1864)" by David Livingstone
For the separation of an alkaloid, the following is the process of Stas-Otto.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The roots contain the most alkaloid, though the branches are usually barked for commerce.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
Martian alkaloids were tricky things, and bracky smoke contained a number of them.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
The bean usually contains a little more than 1% of alkaloids.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
In her are the alkaloids of gaiety.
"Europe After 8:15" by H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
The alkaloids, like ammonia, are basic in character and unite with acids to form salts.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
Codeia, one of the alkaloids of opium, is strongly recommended by Tyson.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
A few toxic compounds belonging chiefly to the class termed alkaloids have, however, been definitely isolated.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Amongst the latter, the vegetable poisons of known constitution, alkaloids, glucosides, &c., are to be placed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
They found only 4.5 percent of tannin (precipitable by gelatin or alkaloids) in raw coffee.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Mr. ALKALOID, the photographer, had met Mr.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 February 15, 1890" by Various
Opium and its alkaloid, morphia, are so commonly used in the practice of medicine that the poisonous result of an overdose is not uncommon.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
For love is the neutralizing alkaloid.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
EM'ETINE is an alkaloid present in ipecacuanha.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The drug has assumed an unusual prominence in the field of degeneracy since the discovery of its alkaloid, cocaine.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
Some eleven alkaloids have been isolated from it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
The drug contains a volatile oil and two potent alkaloids, gelseminine and gelsemine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
The alkaloid forms salts with Citric, Hydrochloric and Sulphuric acids.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various

In news:

For centuries, people who live in the high Andes have chewed coca leaves, whose alkaloids act as a mild stimulant and help to ward off cold and hunger.
The company's challenge of the ban was specific to the sale of "a dietary supplement containing 10 mg or less of ephedrine alkaloids per daily dose.".
Goldenseal is a popular herbal product containing the alkaloids berberine and hydrastine.
Morphine is a molecule that can lay claim to being the original alkaloid and the first true drug, according to assistant professor Paul R Blakemore and professor emeritus James D White at Oregon State University, Corvallis ( Chem.
In the United States, ma huang and a variety of dietary supplements that contain ephedra alkaloids are widely promoted and used as a means of losing weight and increasing energy.
Alkaloids are responsible for the plants being poisonous and it's said eating rich fish or beef broth, grease, or butter may counteract the poison .
Native to Cuba, the tiny Mount Iberia frog packs a poison punch, thanks to its diet of alkaloid-laden mites.