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 ({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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  • 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

  • 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

  • Betulin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Betulin Andere Namen Betulinol …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Betulinol — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Betulinol Aviso méd …   Wikipedia Español

  • cerin — ˈsirə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cer + in; originally formed in German 1. : a crystalline triterpenoid C30H50O2 that is extracted from cork 2. : cerotic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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