Definition of allantoin in English:
A crystalline compound formed in the nitrogen metabolism of many mammals (excluding primates).
- The active compounds are allantoin and rosmarinic acid.
- Oftentimes, it is not the cortisol stimulating properties which are cited for their healing properties but some other biochemical agent such as allantoin in comfrey.
- Comfrey contains allantoin, a natural substance that stimulates the growth of new skin cells.
Definition of allantoin in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan