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n.1.(Chem.) A valerate.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Behind his counter he was a superior being, calmly conscious of special knowledge and worth; outside he was a weak-kneed, purblind, motorman-cursed rambler, with ill-fitting clothes stained with chemicals and smelling of socotrine aloes and valerianate of ammonia.
Animals were divided into three experimental groups (n = 6 each group): old control rats, old isoflavone-treated animals and old rats treated with estradiol valerianate (125 [micro]g/week diluted in sunflower oil, sc).