Melissic
Melissic Me*lis"sic, a. [Gr. me`lissa a bee, honey.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, beeswax; specif., denoting an acid obtained by oxidation of myricin. [1913 Webster]

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  • melissic — me·lis·sic …   English syllables

  • melissic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melissic acid — IUPAC name triacontanoic acid Ident …   Wikipedia

  • melissic acid — meliso rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₂₉COOH atitikmenys: angl. melissic acid; triacontanoic acid rus. мелиссиновая кислота; мелиссовая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – triakontano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • melissic acid — A long chain saturated fatty acid found in waxes. [G. melissa, bee + ic] * * * me·lis·sic acid mə .lis ik n a crystalline fatty acid C30H60O2 found free or in the form of its ester with myricyl alcohol in beeswax and other waxes and also obtained …   Medical dictionary

  • melissic acid — mə̇ˈlisik noun Etymology: Greek melissa bee + English ic : a crystalline fatty acid CH3(CH2)28COOH found free or in the form of its ester with myricyl alcohol in beeswax and other waxes and also obtained by oxidation of myricyl alcohol called… …   Useful english dictionary

  • C30H60 — Melene Mel ene, n. [Melissic + ethylene.] (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C30H60}, of the ethylene series, obtained from beeswax as a white, scaly, crystalline wax; called also {melissene}, and {melissylene}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melene — Mel ene, n. [Melissic + ethylene.] (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C30H60}, of the ethylene series, obtained from beeswax as a white, scaly, crystalline wax; called also {melissene}, and {melissylene}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • melissene — Melene Mel ene, n. [Melissic + ethylene.] (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C30H60}, of the ethylene series, obtained from beeswax as a white, scaly, crystalline wax; called also {melissene}, and {melissylene}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melissyl — Me*lis syl, n. [Melissic +yl.] (Chem.) See {Myricyl}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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