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 higher alcohol of the paraffin series; -- called also {myricyl alcohol}. [1913 Webster]

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  • melissyl 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

  • melissyl alcohol — sə̇l noun Etymology: melissic + yl : myricyl alcohol …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

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