Myricyl
Myricyl Myr"i*cyl, n. [Myricin + -yl.] (Chem.) A hypothetical radical regarded as the essential residue of myricin; -- called also {melissyl}. [1913 Webster]

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  • myricyl — myr·i·cyl (mirґĭ cəl) the radical occurring in beeswax and other waxes …   Medical dictionary

  • myricyl — myr·i·cyl …   English syllables

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  • myricyl alcohol — Myricin Myr i*cin, n. [Cf. F. myricine. Prob. so called from a fancied resemblance to the wax of the bayberry ({Myrica}).] (Chem.) A silky, crystalline, waxy substance, forming the less soluble part of beeswax, and regarded as a palmitate of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myricyl alcohol — melisilo alkoholis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₃₀OH atitikmenys: angl. melissyl alcohol; myricyl alcohol rus. мелиссовый спирт; мирициловый спирт ryšiai: sinonimas – miricilo alkoholis sinonimas – 1 triakontanolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • myricyl alcohol — myr·i·cyl alcohol mir ə .sil n a crystalline alcohol C30H62O occurring in the form of esters (as the palmitate) in beeswax and other waxes called also melissyl alcohol …   Medical dictionary

  • myricyl alcohol — ˈmirəˌsil noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary myric (from New Latin Myrica) + yl : a crystalline alcohol CH3(CH2)29OH occurring in the form of esters (as the palmitate) in beeswax and other waxes called also …   Useful english dictionary

  • melissyl — Myricyl Myr i*cyl, n. [Myricin + yl.] (Chem.) A hypothetical radical regarded as the essential residue of myricin; called also {melissyl}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myricin — Myricyl palmitate, a white, almost odorless solid that is the chief constituent of beeswax …   Medical dictionary

  • Wax — For other uses, see Wax (disambiguation). Cetyl palmitate, a typical wax ester …   Wikipedia

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