vicine meaning

  • Vicine is an alkaloid glycoside found in fava beans. Vicine is toxic, causing the disease favism, in individuals who have a hereditary loss of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. Divicine is the name of the aglycone of vicine.
  • Vicine was first isolated by Heinrich Ritthausen. Classified as a pyrimidine, its structure and that of divicine has been described. The formation in Vicia Faba of vicine and covicine has been investigated.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ine
        • Nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. fr vicié
        2. fr vicie
        3. en bicine
        4. en picine
        5. en ricine
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        Meaning of vicine for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "vicine" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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