Definition of Nonsaponifiable

1. Adjective. Not saponifiable ¹



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Definition of Nonsaponifiable

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Nonsaponifiable

1. Not subject to saponification; e.g., triacylglycerols are saponifiable but cholesterol is nonsaponifiable. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonsaponifiable

nonsaline
nonsalivary
nonsalmon
nonsalt
nonsalted
nonsalty
nonsalutary
nonsampled
nonsanctified
nonsanctimonious
nonsanctioned
nonsandstone
nonsane
nonsapient
nonsaponaceous
nonsaponifiable (current term)
nonsaponified
nonsarcastic
nonsatanic
nonsatirical
nonsatisfied
nonsatisfying
nonsaturable
nonsaturated
nonsaturating
nonsave
nonsaved
nonsavvy
nonscalable
nonscalar

Literary usage of Nonsaponifiable

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"There was a ninefold increase in the incorporation of [UC] acetate into the nonsaponifiable fraction in the 5,- OOOg hepatic fraction of histidine-supple- ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1901)
"... give processes for the estimation of the total sulphur and mineral constituents; of factitious matter in vulcanized India rubber: of nonsaponifiable ..."

3. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"Bloor1 claims that neither petroleum hydrocarbons nor nonsaponifiable esters, eg, wool fat (lanolin), are absorbed. He believes that saponification is a ..."

4. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"Bloor1 claims that neither petroleum hydrocarbons nor nonsaponifiable esters, eg, wool fat (lanolin), are absorbed. He believes that saponification is a ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"... the glycerides of the butter and of the coco-nut fat; while a fifth method is that of Bomer dependent on the amount of nonsaponifiable substance—crude ..."

6. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"... dry weight with petroleum ether after dehydration with hot alcohol, and (b) the percentage of wax (nonsaponifiable lipin) contained in the total lipin. ..."

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