Definition of Anisole

1. Noun. (organic compound) The aromatic ether ''methoxybenzene''; it is used in perfumery and in organic synthesis; and derivative of this compound ¹



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Definition of Anisole

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Anisole

1. C6H5OCH3; Methoxybenzene;obtained from anisic acid; used in perfumery. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anisole

anisodactylous
anisodactyls
anisodactyly
anisodiametric
anisoeikonia
anisoeikonias
anisogamete
anisogametic
anisogamic
anisogamies
anisognathous
anisokaryosis
anisol
anisole (current term)
anisoles
anisols
anisomastia
anisomelia
anisomeric
anisomerous
anisometric
anisometropia
anisometropias
anisometropic
anisometropic amblyopia
anisomorphism
anisomycin

Literary usage of Anisole

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1. A Handbook of Organic Chemistry: For the Use of Students by William Gregory (1856)
"It would appear, therefore, that the thrce latter bodies, anisole and its homologues, are not homologous with phenole, but are isomeric with its homologues. ..."

2. The Chemical Gazette, Or, Journal of Practical Chemistry, in All Its by William Francis, Henry Croft (1851)
"The production of anisole from salicylate of methylene, a compound which may be regarded as salicylic acid which has exchanged an equivalent of hydrogen for ..."

3. Organic Compounds of Mercury by Frank Clifford Whitmore (1921)
"In water solution.29 Addition compound of anisole and mercuric hydroxide. ... 7.8 gm. of anisole treated with three molecules of mercuric acetate gives 20 ..."

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