Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount. 1883–1963, British field marshal; chief of Imperial General Staff (1941–46)
a nomadic Iranian people who flourished in the 2nd–4th centuries a.d. and are ancestors of the present-day Ossets. Historical Examples And yet the number of the Vandals and Alani was said in former times, at least, to amount to no more than fifty thousand men. History of the Wars, Books III and IV (of 8) […]
. Historical Examples Alania has its name from the people called Alani, who call themselves As in their own language. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I Robert Kerr noun another name for North Ossetian Republic
any of several isomers of a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble amino acid, CH 3 CH(NH 2)COOH, found in many proteins and produced synthetically: used chiefly in biochemical research. Symbol: A. Abbreviation: Ala; noun a nonessential aliphatic amino acid that occurs in many proteins alanine al·a·nine (āl’ə-nēn’) n. Abbr. Ala A crystalline amino acid that is a […]
- Alanine aminotransferase
alanine aminotransferase alanine aminotransferase n. ALT.