Related formsnon·al·ka·loid, noun, adjective
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This consists in the use of emetics or the stomach-pump, with lime-water, which decomposes the alkaloid.
One part of the alkaloid is dissolved in 36·6 of benzene, and in 76 parts of amyl alcohol.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
Its active principle is theobromine, an alkaloid greatly resembling caffeine, the active principle of coffee and tea.
The alkaloid atropine has been quite thoroughly studied with results of great interest.
On the other hand, the alkaloid can be transported and kept without decomposition.