chrysophanic
Parietic Pa`ri*et"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in the lichen {Parmelia parietina}, and called also {chrysophanic} acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chrysophanic — Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to be a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chrysophanic — chrys·o·phan·ic …   English syllables

  • Chrysophanic acid — Chrysophanic Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chrysophanic acid — Rumicin Ru mi*cin, n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance found in the root of yellow dock ({Rumex crispus}) and identical with {chrysophanic acid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chrysophanic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at chryso +|fanik noun Etymology: chrysophanic International Scientific Vocabulary chrysophan (from Greek chrysophanēs shining like gold, from chrys + phanēs shining) + ic more at phane : a yellow crystalline phenol C15H10O4 obtained… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chrysophanic acid — chrys·o·phan·ic acid .kris ə .fan ik n a yellow crystalline phenol C15H10O4 occurring esp. in rhubarb and senna leaves …   Medical dictionary

  • rheic acid — Chrysophanic Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhein — Chrysophanic Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhubarbarin — Chrysophanic Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Araroba powder — is a drug occurring in the form of a yellowish brown powder, varying considerably in tint, which derives an alternative name, Goa powder, from the Portuguese colony of Goa, where it appears to have been introduced about the year 1852, and is also …   Wikipedia

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