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(al′kă-loyd″)

[alkali + -oid]
Any of a group of organic alkaline substances, e.g. morphine or nicotine, obtained from plants. Alkaloids react with acids to form salts that are used for medical purposes.
alkaloidal (al″kă-loyd′ăl), adj.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Alkaloid." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748799/all/vinca_alkaloid.
Alkaloid. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748799/all/vinca_alkaloid. Accessed May 27, 2019.
Alkaloid. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748799/all/vinca_alkaloid
Alkaloid [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 27]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748799/all/vinca_alkaloid.
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