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Definition of the noun acetin

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noun - plural: acetins

  1. any of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together

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  1. [organic compound] the triglyceride of acetic acid

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Google previewJournal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists (1894)

Acetin is a thick liquid and smells more or less strongly of acetic acid. Its colour may vary from a light yellow to a dark brown according to the quality of glycerine employed in its manufacture. Its density varies from S2-HH°Tw. The greater the ...

Google previewAmerican Practitioner and News (1888)

Phen- acetin is a grayish crystalline powder without smell or taste, tolerably soluble in hot alcohol, but almost insoluble in water. The favorable view taken by Hinsberg and Krast {Centb. f. d. med. Wiss.), with regard to the value of this drug as ...

Google previewWater-Based Chemicals and Technology for Drilling, Completion, and Workover Fluids (2015)

by Johannes Fink

Acetin is a synonym for glycerol monoacetate, as well as Diacetin is a synonym for glycerol diacetate. Some precursors are shown in Figure 65. After the crosslinkable polymer, the crosslinking agent, and the ingredi- ents are mixed with the ...

Google previewA Guide to Practical Toxicology (2003)

Evaluation, Prediction, and Risk by David Woolley, Adam Woolley

Phen- acetin is a weak mutagen with a possible mechanism of carcinogenicity in humans associated with non-genotoxic effects, leading to cell proliferation, to which weak mutagenicity may contribute. • Hormonal carcinogens gave mixed ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

acellular vaccine acetin acellular vaccine : Vaccine consisting of antigenic parts of cells. acentric : This term refers to a chromosome or chromatid that lacks a centromere, this condition can result during crossing over in which the normal, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1891)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

BLUE, ACETIN, Coupler's blue, v. INDULTNES. BLUE, AM/.". HI \. This name is given to dioxyanthraquinone-quinoline G,,H>N01I and its sodium bisulphite compound Cl,H11NO,0S.iNa, (v. ALIZARIN AND ALLIED COLOURING MUTTERS).

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (1872)

by Henry Watts

Acetin. Diacetin. When the acetate thus obtained by distillation is heated with pulverised potassium hydrate, it yields diamylene oxide, C10H20O (isomeric with capric aldehyde), in the form of a light liquid boiling at 170°-180°, and having a ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage

acetin (āk'tin) n. One of the protein components found in muscle into which actomyosin can be split and which acts with myosin in contraction. actin filament n. One of the ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Acetin, as'- !-in. £cato" ascers' acetate. Aceto" os-e-tol. ilver actates used as an. £ atisep" Acetone. "-et-ö Dime y) ketone, produce" in the by fer| mentati' anic * tters. Fo tests see Chautar" wning. * Liebe", e Malerbd. Le Nobel. Pert zoldt, Reyno” ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

the toxic component of which is thujone (formerly termed tan- acetin from this source). Small amounts of flowers ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

acetin C5H10O4, coined by contraction of Acetylglycerin (German: acetylglycerol) acet(o)derived from acetic acid acetogenin (polyketide) derived from acet(o)-, -gen, and -in(e) ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

BUILD estate _ LAND, RANK, MANOR, AS SETS, DOMAIN estate freehold _ ALOD estate, lord's _ DEMESNE esteem _ DEEM, HONOR, REVERE ester _ ACETIN, BORATE, OLEATE, STEARIN Eastern (see Oriental) estimate _ AIM, GAGE, ...

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