[mes-kuh-leen, -lin] /ˈmɛs kəˌlin, -lɪn/
a white, water-soluble, crystalline powder, C 1 1 H 1 7 NO 3 , obtained from buttons, that produces hallucinations.
a hallucinogenic drug derived from mescal buttons. Formula: C11H17NO3
crystalline alkaloid, 1896, from German mezcalin (1896), so called because it originally was found in the buttons that grow atop the mescal cacti (see mescal). With chemical suffix -ine (2).
mescaline mes·ca·line (měs’kə-lēn’, -lĭn)
An alkaloid drug obtained from buttons of a small cactus (Lophophora williamsii) that has hallucinatory effects.
[mes-kluh n] /ˈmɛs klən/ noun 1. a salad consisting especially of young, tender mixed greens.
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merocrine gland n. A gland whose secretory cells produce a secretion but are not destroyed or damaged during the process.
/ˈmɛrəˌkraɪn; -krɪn/ adjective 1. (of the secretion of glands) characterized by formation of the product without undergoing disintegration Compare holocrine, apocrine merocrine mer·o·crine (měr’ə-krĭn, -krīn’, -krēn’) adj. Of or relating to a gland whose secretory cells remain undamaged during secretion.