Theobromine : Definition


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Pronunciation : The`o*bro"mine
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: An alkaloidal ureide, C7H8N4O2, homologous with and resembling caffeine, produced artificially, and also extracted from cacao and chocolate (from Theobroma Cacao) as a bitter white crystalline substance; -- called also dimethyl xanthine.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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