Definition of Orsellic

1. a. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in certain lichens, and called also lecanoric acid.



Definition of Orsellic

1. relating to orseille [adj]

Medical Definition of Orsellic

1. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in certain lichens, and Synonym: lecanoric acid. [Formerly written also orseillic. Origin: From F. Orseille archil. See Archil. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Orsellic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orsellic

orreries
orrery
orrice
orrices
orris
orrises
orrisroot
orrisroots
orrorrhœa
ors
orschallite
orse
orseille
orseilles
orseillin BB
orsellic (current term)
orsellic acid
orsellinate
orsellinates
orsellinic
orsellinic acid
ort-a-cath
ortalidian
ortanique
ortaniques
ortataxel
orth-
orthant
orthants

Literary usage of Orsellic

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"STENHOUSE. Phil. Trans. 1848, 71 ; Ann. Pharm. 68, 69. Occurs, together with beta-orsellic acid, in Roccella tinctoria from, ..."

2. Wöhler's Outlines of Organic Chemistry by Friedrich Wöhler, Ira Remsen, Rudolph Fittig (1873)
"... difficultly soluble in hot water, easily soluble in alcohol. When boiled for a long time with water or baryta, it is decomposed into orsellic acid and ..."

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