Santoninic
Santoninic San`to*nin"ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to santonin; -- used specifically to designate an acid not known in the free state, but obtained in its salts. [1913 Webster]

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  • santoninic — santoˈninic, a. Chem. [f. santonin + ic.] santoninic acid: an acid obtained from santonin, isomeric with santonic acid. Watts Dict. Chem. 2nd Suppl. 1076 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Santonic — San*ton ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid (distinct from santoninic acid) obtained from santonin as a white crystalline substance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Santoninate — San to*nin ate, n. (Chem.) A salt of santoninic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • santonin — The inner anhydride or lactone of santoninic acid, obtained from santonica, the unexpanded flower heads of Artemisia cina and other species of Artemisia (family Compositae); has been used to effect expulsion of roundworms (Ascaris lumbricoides),… …   Medical dictionary

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