Definition of Glucina

1. n. A white or gray tasteless powder, the oxide of the element glucinum; -- formerly called glucine.



Definition of Glucina

1. Noun. (obsolete chemistry) beryllium oxide ¹

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Definition of Glucina

1. beryllia [n -S] - See also: beryllia

Medical Definition of Glucina

1. A white or gray tasteless powder, the oxide of the element glucinum; formerly called glucine. Origin: Cf. F. Glycine, glucine. So called because it forms sweet salts. See Glucinum. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glucina

glucagon
glucagonoma
glucagonoma syndrome
glucagons
glucal
glucan
glucan synthase
glucanase
glucanases
glucans
glucaric
glucaric acid
glucases
gluceptate
glucic
glucina (current term)
glucinas
glucine
glucinic
glucinium
glucinum
glucinums
gluciphore
glucitol
gluck
glucked
glucking
glucks
gluco-
glucoamylase

Literary usage of Glucina

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1. Elements of Inorganic Chemistry: Including the Applications of the Science by Thomas Graham (1866)
"To decompose this mineral, which is a silicate of glucina and alumina, it must be reduced to an extremely fine powder, the grosser particles which fall ..."

2. A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache (1819)
"A powder gradually falls, which consists of glucina. in what II. ... glucina is in the form of a soft, light, white powder, ues- destitute of taste, ..."

3. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis. (Chiefly Inorganic). by William Crookes (1871)
"Preparation of Pure glucina. The simplest way to prepare a chemically pure salt of ... The crude glucina obtained in the ordinary manner from beryl, ..."

4. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"glucina is white and tasteless. It is insoluble in water, but forms with it a paste, ... The equivalent of glucina is 26, being composed of one atom of ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry ...: Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies by John Lee Comstock (1831)
"Sir H. Davy's experiments In what minerals does the oxide of glucina exist.; What is tho meaning of the word glucina and why is this earth so named ? ..."

6. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis: (chiefly Inorganic) by William Crookes (1886)
"The crude glucina obtained in the ordinary manner from beryl, but still contaminated with alumina, iron, &c., is fused with twice its weight of acid ..."

7. A Manual of Analytical Chemistry by Heinrich Rose (1831)
"Pure glucina has a white colour, and is insoluble in water. ... The solution of glucina in acids behaves towards reagents like the solutions of the salts of ..."

8. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Andrew Miller (1873)
"Freshly precipitated glucina torn water a somewhat tenacious mass, but it does not ... The fixed alkalies and their carbon:: glucina readily; but the dilute ..."

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