any one of a group of red nitrogenous pigments found in certain plants, such as beetroot
any of a family of enzymes capable of liberating galactose from carbohydrates.
- Betaine hydrochloride
- Beta reduction
a synthetic analogue of a glucocorticoid, C 22 H 29 FO 5 , used in various forms in the treatment of inflammation, allergies, and tumors, and for replacement therapy in adrenal insufficiency.