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helenin
Inulin In"u*lin, n. [From NL. Inula Helenium, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as Inula, Helianthus, Campanula, etc., and is extracted by solution as a tasteless, white, semicrystalline substance, resembling starch, with which it is isomeric. It is intermediate in nature between starch and sugar. Called also dahlin, helenin, alantin, etc.
Helenin
Helenin Hel"e*nin, n. (Chem.) A neutral organic substance found in the root of the elecampane (Inula helenium), and extracted as a white crystalline or oily material, with a slightly bitter taste.
Helenium autumnale
Sneezeweed Sneeze"weed`, n. (Bot.) A yellow-flowered composite plant (Helenium autumnale) the odor of which is said to cause sneezing.
Inula helenium
Helenin Hel"e*nin, n. (Chem.) A neutral organic substance found in the root of the elecampane (Inula helenium), and extracted as a white crystalline or oily material, with a slightly bitter taste.
Muraena Helenae
Muraena Mu*r[ae]"na, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large eels of the family Mir[ae]nid[ae]. They differ from the common eel in lacking pectoral fins and in having the dorsal and anal fins continuous. The murry (Mur[ae]na Helen[ae]) of Southern Europe was the mur[ae]na of the Romans. It is highly valued as a food fish.

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- Helen may refer to: Helen of Troy, in Gr**** mythology, the most beautiful woman in the world Helen (actress) (born 1938), Indian actress Helen (given name)...
- "To Helen" is the first of two poems to carry that name written by Edgar Allan Poe. The 15-line poem was written in honor of Jane Stanard, the mother...
- Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE (née Mironoff; born 26 July 1945) is an English actor. Mirren began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company...
- Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn...
- Helen Ann Richardson Khan (born Helen Ann Richardson on 21 November 1938), best known as Helen (Hindi pronunciation: [heːleːn]), is a Burma-born Indian...
- In Gr**** mythology, Helen of Troy (Ancient Gr****: Ἑλένη Helénē, pronounced [helénɛː]), also known as Helen of Sparta, was said to have been the most beautiful...
- Helen Elizabeth McCrory, OBE (born 17 August 1968) is an English actress. McCrory portra**** Cherie Blair in both The Queen (2006) and The Special Relationship...
- Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. She rose to fame portraying Jamie Buchman in the sitcom...
- Helen Robson Walton (December 3, 1919 – April 19, 2007) was a prominent art advocate, dedicated to her community in Bentonville, Arkansas where she instituted...
- Helen Walker (July 17, 1920 – March 10, 1968) was an American film actress of the 1940s and 1950s. Walker was born in Worcester, M****achusetts, and made...
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