plural -s
: a crystalline base (C8H6N)CH2N(CH3)2 occurring especially in the germ of Swedish barley and made from indole by reaction with formaldehyde and dimethylamine; 3-(dimethylamino-methyl)-indole

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary gram- (from Latin gramen grass) + -ine

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“Gramine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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