Mandelic Man*del"ic, a. [G. mandel almond.] (Chem.) Pertaining to an acid first obtained from benzoic aldehyde (oil of better almonds), as a white crystalline substance; -- called also phenyl glycolic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • mandelic — mandelic, a. Chem. (mænˈdɛlɪk) [f. G. mandel almond + ic.] mandelic acid (G. mandelsäure): an acid formed by the action of hydrochloric acid upon amygdalin. Fownes Chem. 430. I. Remsen Org. Chem. (1888) 292 …   Useful english dictionary

  • mandelic — adj. of or pertaining to mandelic acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mandelic — man·del·ic …   English syllables

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  • mandelic acid — /man del ik, dee lik/, Chem. any of three stereoisomeric acids having the formula C8H8O3, esp. dl mandelic acid, a white, crystalline, slightly water soluble solid obtainable from amygdalin: used chiefly in medicine as an antiseptic. Also called… …   Universalium

  • mandelic acid — migdolų rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė C₆H₅CH(OH)COOH atitikmenys: angl. mandelic acid rus. миндальная кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 fenil 2 hidroksietano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mandelic acid — manˈdelik , dēlik noun Etymology: part translation of German mandelsäure, from mandel almond (from Medieval Latin mandala, alteration of Late Latin amandula) + säure acid more at almond : a crystalline hydroxy acid C6H5CH(OH)COOH that is known in …   Useful english dictionary

  • mandelic acid — noun 2 phenyl 2 hydroxyacetic acid, CHCH(OH)COOH; originally extracted from bitter almonds, it has antibacterial and bacteriostatic properties. Syn: amygdalic acid …   Wiktionary

  • mandelic acid — A urinary antibacterial agent (both bactericidal and bacteriostatic). SYN: hydroxytoluic acid, phenylglycolic acid. [Ger. Mandel, almond] * * * man·del·ic acid man .del ik n an optically active crystalline hydroxy acid C8H8O3 that is obtainable… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vanillyl mandelic acid — Chembox new ImageFile = Vanilmandelic acid.svg ImageSize = IUPACName = 2 hydroxy 2 (4 hydroxy 3 methoxy phenyl)acetic acid OtherNames = Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 55 10 7 PubChem = 1245 ChemSpiderID = 1207 SMILES = MeSHName =… …   Wikipedia

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