Betaine

Definition of Betaine

Be´ta`ine
n.1.(Chem.) A nitrogenous base, C5H11NO2, produced artificially, and also occurring naturally in beet-root molasses and its residues, from which it is extracted as a white crystalline substance; - called also lycine and oxyneurine. It has a sweetish taste.

Related Words

alkaloid
Word:

Browse

Bestow
Bestowal
Bestower
Bestowment
Bestraddle
Bestraught
Bestreak
Bestrew
Bestride
Bestrode
Bestrown
Bestuck
Bestud
Beswike
Bet
Beta
Beta rays
beta-lactam
beta-lactam antibiotic
Betacism
-Betaine-
Betake
betatron
Betaught
Bete
Bete noire
Beteela
Beteem
Betel
Betel nut
Betelguese
beth
Bethabara wood
Bethel
Bethink
Bethlehem
Bethlehemite
Bethought
Bethrall
Bethumb
Bethump
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home