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Meaning of "aloin" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ALOIN

From aloe + -in.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ALOIN

aloin  [ˈæləʊɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALOIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Aloin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALOIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Aloin

Aloin, also known as Barbaloin, is a bitter, yellow-brown colored compound noted in the exudate of at least 68 Aloe species at levels from 0.1 to 6.6% of leaf dry weight , and in another 17 species at indeterminate levels. It is used as a stimulant-laxative, treating constipation by inducing bowel movements. The compound is present in what is commonly referred to as the aloe latex that exudes from cells adjacent to the vascular bundles, found under the rind of the leaf and in between it and the gel. When dried, it has been used as a bittering agent in commerce . Aloe is listed in federal regulations as a natural substance that may be “safely used in food” when used “in the minimum quantity required to produce their intended physical or technical effect and in accordance with all the principles of good manufacturing practice.” This food application is generally limited to use in quite small quantities as a flavoring in alcoholic beverages and may usually be identified only as a “natural flavor.” In May 2002, the U.S.

Definition of aloin in the English dictionary

The definition of aloin in the dictionary is a bitter crystalline compound derived from various species of aloe: used as a laxative and flavouring agent.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALOIN


acyloin
ˈeɪsaɪlˌəʊɪn
allantoin
ˌælənˈtəʊɪn
antiheroine
ˈæntɪˌhɛrəʊɪn
fibroin
ˈfaɪbrəʊɪn
ganoin
ˈɡænəʊɪn
garryowen
ˌɡærɪˈəʊɪn
glonoin
ɡlɒˈnəʊɪn
Halesowen
heɪlzˈəʊɪn
heroin
ˈhɛrəʊɪn
heroine
ˈhɛrəʊɪn
hydantoin
haɪˈdæntəʊɪn
isotretinoin
ˌaɪsəʊtrəˈtɪnəʊɪn
ligroin
ˈlɪɡrəʊɪn
Owen
ˈəʊɪn
phenytoin
ˌfɛnɪˈtəʊɪn
tretinoin
trəˈtɪnəʊɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALOIN

aloe vera
aloed
aloes
aloes wood
aloetic
aloft
alogia
alogical
alogically
aloha
alone
alonely
aloneness
along
along with
alongshore
alongshoreman
alongside
alongst
aloo

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALOIN

adjoin
benzoin
coin
conjoin
eloin
enjoin
foin
groin
join
loin
pound coin
proin
purloin
quoin
recoin
rejoin
sainfoin
sirloin
tenderloin
the other side of the coin

Synonyms and antonyms of aloin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «aloin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALOIN

Find out the translation of aloin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of aloin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «aloin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

芦荟素
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aloína
570 millions of speakers

English

aloin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

aloin
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آلوين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

алоин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aloin
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

aloin
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aloïne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Aloin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Aloin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アロイン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

알로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aloin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

aloin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அலோயினைக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Aloin
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aluan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aloina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

aloina
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

алоин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sabur
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

aloin
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aloin
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

aloin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

aloin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of aloin

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALOIN»

The term «aloin» is regularly used and occupies the 91.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALOIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about aloin

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALOIN»

Discover the use of aloin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to aloin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology
CONSTITUENTS. — Aloin (chiefly — barb-aloin), Resin 30-50 p. c., Einodin ( Cape and Barbados) .15-2 p. c., volatile oil (to which disagreeable odor is due) . 0015 p. c., moisture 5-10 p. c., ash 1—4 p. c. Aloinum. Aloin, U.S.P. — A pentoside or ...
David M. Culbreth, 1996
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The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety
Table 1 LD50 Data Recorded for Aloe Extracts and Aloin Substance Route, Model LD50 Value (mg/kg) Reference Table 2 Regulatory Status for Aloe in Selected Countries Australia. Safety in Children Aloe resin is generally listed as ...
‎2005
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Plant Drug Analysis: A Thin Layer Chromatography Atlas
Aloin A, B (10-C-|3-D glucopyranoside ... aloesin B (p-coumaric acid ester of aloeresin A), aloesin C (glucoside of aloesin B) Not less than 18% hydroxyanthracenes calculated as aloin (e.g. DAB 10) Aloin A/B, aloeresins A/B ( type I) Aloin A/B, ...
Sabine Bladt, 2009
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Medicinal Plants
Properties As in most Aloe species, the leaf exudate of Aloe arborescens contains anthrone 10-C-glucosides (anthraquinone derivatives) such as aloin and hydroxyaloins. Aloin is a mixture of the stereoisomers aloin A (barba- loin) and aloin B ...
‎2008
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African Ethnobotany: Poisons and Drugs : Chemistry, ...
Mahabale and Kamble [1978] studied the chemical composition of the pharmaceutical preparation "aloin" or "aloe". After boiling the leaves (50g) in water (500 ml), the solution was acidified with sulphuric acid, filtered, evaporated under ...
Hans Dieter Neuwinger, 1996
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CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops
One registered pharmacist has dedicated a lavishly-illustrated book, "The Silent Healer", to the aloe plant.33 CHEMISTRY: Aloe contains several anthraquinone glycosides, as aloin (barbaloin), isobarbaloin, and emodin. Aloin is a lemon ...
James A. Duke, 1993
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The elements of materia medica and therapeutics
189 In drying, the crystals of the Socotriue aloin have a strong tendency to break up ; so that crystals which in the moist state are moderately large and regular, become small and pulverulent when dry. Like the aloin crystals of Messrs. Smith  ...
Jonathan Pereira, 1855
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Aloe Vera: Nature's Soothing Healer
When dried and purified, the aloe drug yields extracts that contain resins, anthraquinones, and anthraglycosides. The crystallized anthraglycosides in the aloe extracts are called aloin, a yellow substance with an extremely bitter taste that has ...
Diane Gage, 1996
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Aminoacyltransferases—Advances in Research and Application: ...
According to news originating from Rome, Italy, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “Aloin, a natural anthracycline from aloe plant, is a hydroxyanthraquinone derivative shown to have antitumor properties. This study demonstrated ...
‎2013
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Medicinal Plants
Cathartic properties of aloes are attributed to presence of a mixture of glycosides called aloin. Principal constituent of aloin is a water- soluble crystalline glycoside barbaloin (10(1) - deoxyglucosyl aloe-emodin anthrone), others being ...
Alice Kurian, M. Asha Sankar, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALOIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term aloin is used in the context of the following news items.
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On Hug Your Cat Day, Scientists Discover Why Felines Are Picky …
Conversely, Tas2r43 is less sensitive than its human counterpart to aloin, a bitter compound that naturally occurs in the aloe plant. The receptor ... «iSchoolGuide, Jun 15»
2
Is my cat bitter, or does he just taste that way?
... similar to ones in Brussels sprouts and broccoli—as well as aloin (from the aloe plant) and denatonium (used to prevent inadvertent ingestion ... «Science /AAAS, Jun 15»
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Shelby Township police reunite pig with owner after funny adventure
Do you think he was working aloin? Reply · Like. · 4 · May 29 at 11:45am. Kevin Yezbick. I never sausage a miscarriage of justice. Reply · Like. «WXYZ, May 15»
4
Diet pill levels of aloe latex exceed legal limits
Aloe gel is the clear, jelly-like substance found in the inner part of the aloe plant leaf; aloe latex, also known by the name aloin, comes from just ... «China Post, May 15»
5
8 Health Benefits of Antioxidant-Rich Aloe Vera
The key compound responsible for this effect is called aloin, or barbaloin, which has well-established laxative effects (10, 11, 12). However ... «Care2.com, Apr 15»
6
Amanda, 38: Vakoilen mieheni exää Facebookissa
Siitä syntyi kunnon soppa. Aloin verrata itseäni exään ja etsiä todisteita siitä, että mies rakasti vielä entistään. Elämä oli pelkkää tuskaa, itkua ja ... «Iltalehti, Apr 15»
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Ihme tapahtui - taapero heräsi kuolleista
En ensin ajatellut ja osannut ajatella moraalista, mutta aloin tutkia ja lukea moraalista ja minulle on tärkeää totuus. Tämä lie johtuu siitä koska ... «Iltalehti, Mar 15»
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Strasseja ja tiaroja - vanhojenpäivän sädehtivät naiset
Halusin panostaa prinsessapäivääni oikein kunnolla ja valmistautuminen alkoi jo syksyllä, jolloin aloin tehdä ensimmäisiä hankintoja. Säästin ... «Iltalehti, Feb 15»
9
Incredible Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice
Processed aloe vera products may contain high levels of aloin. Aloin is a laxative that may cause diarrhoea if consumed in large quantities. «Kasmir Monitor, Feb 15»
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FDA orders L'amour pill recall
Aloin is found in aloe leaves. Consuming large amounts causes digestive discomfort, such as diarrhea and vomiting, and it has been used as a ... «Taipei Times, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Aloin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/aloin>. Jul 2019 ».
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