Pimelic
Pimelic Pi*mel"ic (p[i^]*m[e^]l"[i^]k), a. [Gr. pimelh` fat.] (Chem.) (a) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance obtained from certain fatty substances, and subsequently shown to be a mixture of suberic and adipic acids. (b) Designating the acid proper ({C5H10(CO2H)2}) which is obtained from camphoric acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • pimelic — adjective Of or pertaining to pimelic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • pimelic — adj. pertaining to inflammation of fatty tissue, pertaining to inflammation of connective tissue (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pimelic — pi·mel·ic …   English syllables

  • pimelic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pimelic acid — Chembox new Name = Pimelic acid ImageFile = Pimelic acid.png ImageName = Pimelic acid IUPACName = heptanedioic acid Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 111 16 0 SMILES = OC(=O)CCCCCC(=O)O Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = C7H12O4… …   Wikipedia

  • pimelic acid — pimelo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė HOOC(CH₂)₅COOH atitikmenys: angl. pimelic acid rus. пимелиновая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – heptano dirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pimelic acid — pə̇ˈmelik, pīˈ , mēl , lēk noun Etymology: pimelic International Scientific Vocabulary pimel (from Greek pimelē lard) + ic : a crystalline dicarboxylic acid HOOC(CH2)5COOH obtained usually by oxidation of unsaturated fats, castor oil, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pimelic acid — /peuh mel ik, mee lik/, Chem. a crystalline compound, C7H12O4, soluble in alcohol and ether: used in polymers and as a plasticizer. Also called heptanedioic acid. [1830 40; < Gk pimel(é) soft fat + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • pimelic acid — noun An acid, HOC(CH)COH, whose derivatives are involved in the biosynthesis of lysine. Syn: heptanedioic acid …   Wiktionary

  • pimelic acid — Heptanedioic acid; an intermediate in the oxidation of oleic acid in some microorganisms; a precursor of biotin. * * * pi·mel·ic acid pi .mel ik n a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C7H12O4 obtained usu. by oxidation of unsaturated fats or castor… …   Medical dictionary

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