Pronunciation of Ptomaine  


English Meaning

One of a class of animal bases or alkaloids formed in the putrefaction of various kinds of albuminous matter, and closely related to the vegetable alkaloids; a cadaveric poison. The ptomaines, as a class, have their origin in dead matter, by which they are to be distinguished from the leucomaines.

  1. A basic nitrogenous organic compound produced by bacterial putrefaction of protein.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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