Nouns denoting substances

thymol
a colorless crystalline solid used in perfume or preserving biological specimens or in embalming or medically as a fungicide or antiseptic
 
Pepto-bismal
an antacid
 
bicarbonate
a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
 
sulphanilic acid
a crystalline acid made from aniline and used as a dye
 
cetrimide
a cationic detergent that is a powerful disinfectant
 
ferricyanide
salt of ferricyanic acid obtained by oxidation of a ferrocyanide
 
Uup
a radioactive transuranic element
 
stucco
a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces
 
bath water
water used for a bath
 
glycerole
a medicine made by mixing a substance in glycerin
 
factor I
a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots
 
pyrogallic acid
a toxic white lustrous crystalline phenol used to treat certain skin diseases and as a photographic developer
 
yellow prussiate of potash
a cyanide compound that is prepared by the reaction of potassium cyanide with ferrous salts; commonly used by gardeners
 
blueprint paper
sensitized paper used to make blueprints
 
estriol
a naturally occurring estrogenic hormone; a synthetic form is used to treat estrogen deficiency
 
macadam
broken stone used in macadamized roadways
 
Dy
a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic
 
ADA
an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
 
coral
the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry
 
cytochrome c
the most abundant and stable cytochrome; involved in energy transfer
 
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