Nouns denoting substances

monoamine neurotransmitter
a monoamine that is functionally important in neural transmission
ricinoleic acid
an oily fatty acid found in castor oil and used in soap
a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
drying oil
an oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base
a salt or ester of xanthic acid
a rudaceous rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand
terra alba
finely pulverized gypsum used especially as a pigment
any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium; formed in cavities in lava flows and in plutonic rocks
material made by bonding together sheets of two different metals
substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
a nitric acid ester; used in lacquers and explosives
a colorless to yellow aromatic liquid that is a constituent of creosote
green chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood
plant toxin
any substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin
a bitter cyanogenic glucoside extracted from the seeds of apricots and plums and bitter almonds
high brass
brass with 35% zinc
a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance
a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
Yule log
large log traditionally burned at Christmas
titanic acid
a white weak acid that is a hydrated form of titanium dioxide
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