Ellagic acid
Ellagic El*lag"ic, a. [F., fr. galle gall (with the letters reversed).] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid. [1913 Webster]

{Ellagic acid} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, {C14H8O9}, found in bezoar stones, and obtained by the oxidation of gallic acid. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ellagic acid — Chembox new Name = Ellagic acid ImageFile = Ellagic acid.png ImageName = Ellagic acid IUPACName = 2,3,7,8 Tetrahydroxy chromeno [5,4,3 cde] chromene 5,10 dione Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 476 66 4 PubChem = 5281855 SMILES =… …   Wikipedia

  • ellagic acid — el·lag·ic acid ə .laj ik , e n a crystalline phenolic compound C14H6O8 with two lactone groups that is obtained esp. from oak galls and some tannins and has hemostatic properties …   Medical dictionary

  • ellagic acid — ə̇]|lajik , e] noun Etymology: French ellagique, from ellag (anagram of galle gallnut, gall) + ique ic more at gall (excrescence) : a crystalline phenolic dilactone C14H6O8 obtained from bezoar stones, oak galls, and many tannins and made by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ellagic acid — noun Etymology: French ellagique, from ellag, anagram of galle gall Date: 1810 a crystalline phenolic compound C14H6O8 with two lactone groupings that is obtained especially from oak galls and some tannins and is used medicinally as a hemostatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ellagic acid — /euh laj ik/, Pharm. a yellow crystalline substance, C14H6O8, isolated from oak galls and tannins and used as a hemostatic. [1800 10; < F ellagique, equiv. to ellag anagram of galle GALL3 + ique IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • ellagic acid — noun A polyphenol antioxidant found in numerous fruits and vegetables including raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, walnuts, pecans, pomegranates and other plant foods. See Also: ellagitannin …   Wiktionary

  • ellagic acid — [ɛ ladʒɪk] noun Chemistry a compound extracted from oak galls and some fruits and nuts, able to retard the growth of cancer cells to some extent. Origin C19: from Fr. ellagique (an anagram of galle gall nut + ique), thus avoiding the form… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Ellagic — El*lag ic, a. [F., fr. galle gall (with the letters reversed).] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid. [1913 Webster] {Ellagic acid} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, {C14H8O9}, found in bezoar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ellagic — /e lajˈik/ adjective Relating to gallnuts, applied to an acid, C14H6O8 ORIGIN: Fr galle gall, spelt backwards …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ferulic acid — IUPAC name (E) 3 (4 hydroxy 3 methoxy phenyl)prop 2 enoic acid …   Wikipedia

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