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  1. ptomaine:


Detailed Translations for ptomaine from English to Dutch


ptomaine [the ~] noun

  1. the ptomaine (toxin)
    lijkegif; het vergift

Translation Matrix for ptomaine:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
lijkegif ptomaine; toxin
vergift ptomaine; toxin poison; toxin; venom; virus
- ptomain; ptomaine poisoning

Related Words for "ptomaine":

  • ptomaines

Synonyms for "ptomaine":

  • ptomain; amine; aminoalkane
  • ptomaine poisoning; food poisoning; gastrointestinal disorder

Related Definitions for "ptomaine":

  1. a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines1
  2. any of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria1