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thalline

adjective thal·line \ ˈthaˌlīn , -alə̇n \

Definition of thalline

: consisting of or constituting a thallus

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Origin and Etymology of thalline

thall- + -ine


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thalline

noun thal·line \ ˈthaˌlēn , -alə̇n \

Definition of thalline

plural -s
: a crystalline base CH3OC9H9NH derived from quinoline, forming a green color with oxidizing agents, and formerly used in the form of salts as an antipyretic

Origin and Etymology of thalline

International Scientific Vocabulary thall- + -ine; from the green color it forms with oxidizing agents


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