leukomaine

noun
leu·​ko·​maine
variants: or chiefly British leucomaine \ ˈlü-​kə-​ˌmān How to pronounce leucomaine (audio) \

Medical Definition of leukomaine

: a basic substance normally produced in the living animal body as a decomposition product of protein matter — compare ptomaine

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“Leukomaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukomaine. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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