Nouns denoting substances

precursor of pepsin; stored in the stomach walls and converted to pepsin by hydrochloric acid in the stomach
estrogen compound used to treat menstrual irregularities and menopausal symptoms and to prevent pregnancy
any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers
a mineral consisting of magnesium iron silicate; a source of magnesium
a thin polyester film
waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
exhaled breath
glyceryl ester
an ester of glycerol
Greenland spar
a white mineral consisting of fluorides of aluminum and sodium; a source of fluorine
humic substance
an organic residue of decaying organic matter
a foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)
philosopher's stone
hypothetical substance that the alchemists believed to be capable of changing base metals into gold
any of a large class of compounds that have alternate silicon and oxygen atoms
benzyl radical
the univalent radical derived from toluene
methylated spirit
ethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage
any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)
inorganic compound
any compound that does not contain carbon
a substance that abrades or wears down
(biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP
sticks and stone
a general term for building materials
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