Cetyl
Cetyl Ce"tyl, n. [Gr. ? whale + -yl.] (Chem.) A radical, {C16H33}, not yet isolated, but supposed to exist in a series of compounds homologous with the ethyl compounds, and derived from spermaceti. [1913 Webster]

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  • cetyl — ˈsēd.əl also ˈse noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cet + yl; from the occurrence of some of its compounds in spermaceti : a univalent radical C16H33 compounds of which occur in waxes (as beeswax, spermaceti) : normal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cetyl- — cetil statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Grupė. formulė H(CH₂)₁₆– atitikmenys: angl. cetyl rus. цетил ryšiai: sinonimas – heksadecil …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cetyl — noun The univalent hexadecyl radical CH present in many waxes …   Wiktionary

  • cetyl — The univalent radical C16H33 of c. alcohol. c. alcohol the 16 carbon alcohol corresponding to palmitic acid, so called because it is isolated from among the hydrolysis products of spermaceti; it is used as an emulsifying aid and in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cetyl- — Ce|tyl [↑ Cetan u. ↑ yl ] veraltetes Syn. für ↑ Hexadecyl …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cetyl — adj. alcohol extracted from whale oil (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cetyl — ce·tyl …   English syllables

  • Cetyl myristoleate — IUPAC name Hexadecyl (Z) tetradec 9 enoate …   Wikipedia

  • Cetyl alcohol — Cetyl alcohol[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Cetyl palmitate — Identifiers CAS number 540 10 3  …   Wikipedia

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