Betulin
Betulin Bet"u*lin, n. [L. betula birch tree.] (Chem.) a term originally applied to a substance obtained as a resin or tar by extraction from the outer bark of the common European white birch ({Betula alba}); now referring to the chemical compound ({C30H50O2}) having a cyclopentanophenanthrene ring system, which is the main constituent of that extract, and which may be obtained crystalline; -- called also {birch camphor}. --Watts. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • betulin — ˈbechələ̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary betul (from New Latin Betula, genus name of Betula alba) + in : betulinol * * * betulin ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • betulin — noun A naturally abundant triterpene, commonly isolated from the bark of birch trees, that can be converted to betulinic acid …   Wiktionary

  • betulin — bet·u·lin …   English syllables

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  • Betula alba — Betulin Bet u*lin, n. [L. betula birch tree.] (Chem.) a term originally applied to a substance obtained as a resin or tar by extraction from the outer bark of the common European white birch ({Betula alba}); now referring to the chemical compound …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • birch camphor — Betulin Bet u*lin, n. [L. betula birch tree.] (Chem.) a term originally applied to a substance obtained as a resin or tar by extraction from the outer bark of the common European white birch ({Betula alba}); now referring to the chemical compound …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C30H50O2 — Betulin Bet u*lin, n. [L. betula birch tree.] (Chem.) a term originally applied to a substance obtained as a resin or tar by extraction from the outer bark of the common European white birch ({Betula alba}); now referring to the chemical compound …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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