Cerebrin

Cer´e`brin


n.1.(Physiol. Chem.) A nonphosphorized, nitrogenous substance, obtained from brain and nerve tissue by extraction with boiling alcohol. It is uncertain whether it exists as such in nerve tissue, or is a product of the decomposition of some more complex substance.
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cerebrin, (Apocynaceae) neriifolin, thevetin Xanthium Entire plant when Carboxytractylo- strumarium L.