Definition of Oleate

1. n. A salt of oleic acid. Some oleates, as the oleate of mercury, are used in medicine by way of inunction.



Definition of Oleate

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) any salt or ester of oleic acid ¹

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Definition of Oleate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oleate

1. A salt of oleic acid. Some oleates, as the oleate of mercury, are used in medicine by way of inunction. Origin: Cf.F. Oleate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oleate

oleanders
oleandomycin
oleandomycin phosphate
oleandomycins
oleandrin
oleandrine
oleanolic
oleanolic acid
oleanolic acids
oleanonic
oleanonic acid
olearias
oleaster
oleaster family
oleasters
oleate (current term)
oleates
olecranal
olecranon
olecranon bursitis
olecranon fossa
olecranon process
olecranon reflex
olecranons
olefiant
olefiant gas
olefin
olefination
olefinations
olefine

Literary usage of Oleate

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1884)
"... the sawdust should be coarse, as I find that if it is very fine it passes through the gauze and irritates the skin." (Lancet, Sept. 22, 1883.) oleate of ..."

2. Companion to the Latest Edition of the British Pharmacopoeia: Comparing the by Peter Wyatt Squire, Alfred Herbert Squire (1886)
"oleate OF BISMUTH.—Crystallized Nitrate of Bismuth, 280 grs.; dissolve in cold Glycerine, 4 oz. (by weight) ; add slowly Solution of oleate of Sodium, ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"Without deciding the question, the Association proceeded to the regular order of business. Mr. Painter read a paper on " oleate of Mercury" (see page 465). ..."

4. An Ephemeris of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Collateral by Edawrd P. Squibbs (1888)
"It has been said that the application of five minims of this oleate to a knee-joint of an adult patient has produced dilatation of the pupils within a ..."

5. The Venom of Heloderma by Leo Loeb (1913)
"Sheep corpuscles which react to sodium oleate in the same manner as ox corpuscles, being dissolved by 0.002 gm. of sodium oleate, were not hemolyzed by the ..."

6. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1909)
"Morphine oleate has, like all the alkaloidal oleates, a feeble action, ... Nickel oleate.—Nickel oleate mixed with a fatty base, in the proportion of from ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"zinc, a certain proportion of oleate is formed, and, believing that the formation of these oleates is necessary to the proper medicinal activity of the ..."

8. A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics: With Special by John Vietch Shoemaker (1906)
"Aconitine oleate.— Not verv active. Can be used in neuralgia. Aluminum oleate. — Diluted one-half with lard or some fatty substance, it forms the ointment ..."

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