Ampelopsis quinquefolia
Glycolic Gly*col"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycol; as, glycolic ether; glycolic acid. [1913 Webster]

{Glycolic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, found naturally in unripe grapes and in the leaves of the wild grape ({Ampelopsis quinquefolia}), and produced artificially in many ways, as by the oxidation of glycol, -- whence its name. It is a sirupy, or white crystalline, substance, {HO.CH2.CO2H}, has the properties both of an alcohol and an acid, and is a type of the hydroxy acids; -- called also {hydroxyacetic acid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ampelopsis quinquefolia — Virginia Vir*gin i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster] {Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}). {Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ampelopsis quinquefolia (L.) Michx. — Symbol PAQU2 Synonym Symbol AMQU3 Botanical Family Vitaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ampelopsis quinquefolia (L.) Michx. — Symbol PAQU2 Synonym Symbol AMQU3 Botanical Family Vitaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ampelopsis — (A. Mchk.), Untergattung der Gattung Cissus (s.d.), mit ungetheiltem Kelche, 5 an der Spitze freien Blumenblättern u. 5 Staubfäden. A. quinquefolia (Wilder Wein), aus NAmerika stammend, mit 5zählig gefingerten, im Herbste rothwerdenden Blättern,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ampelópsis — Michx., Zaunrebe, Jungfernwein, Pflanzengattg. der Vitazeen. Die A. hederacĕa Michx. Oder quinquefolĭa R. et Sch. (Wilder Wein), mit handförmigen, im Herbst sich rot färbenden Blättern, zur Bekleidung von Mauern, Zäunen und Lauben benutzt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Parthenocissus quinquefolia — Vigne vierge de Virginie Vigne vierge de Virginie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Parthenocissus quinquefolia — Vigne vierge de Virginie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Parthenocissus quinquefolia —   Parthenocissus quiquefolia Follaje o …   Wikipedia Español

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