Definition of Salicin

1. n. A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow (Salix) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance.



Definition of Salicin

1. Noun. A glucoside derivative of salicylic acid; the active principle of willow bark, once used medicinally. ¹

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Definition of Salicin

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Salicin

1. Saligenin-beta-d-glucopyranoside;a glucoside of o-hydroxybenzylalcohol, obtained from the bark of several species of Salix (willow) and Populus (poplar); salicin is hydrolyzed to glucose and saligenin (salicyl alcohol); formerly used in rheumatoid arthritis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salicin

saleworthy
saleyard
saleyards
salfern
salferns
saliaunce
saliaunces
salic
salicaceous
salices
salicet
saliceta
salicets
salicetum
salicetums
salicin (current term)
salicine
salicines
salicins
salicionals
salicyl
salicylal
salicylaldehyde
salicylaldehydes
salicylaldoxime
salicylaldoximes
salicylamide
salicylamides
salicylanilide

Literary usage of Salicin

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1. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"salicin treated with a mixture of sulphuric acid and bichromate of potassa ... 100 parts of water, at the ordinary temperature, dissolve 5.6 of salicin, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"sodium-amalgam, and evaporated to dryness after supersaturation with carbonic acid. salicin remains in the residue, and may be extracted therefrom by ..."

3. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"In connection with the alkaloids, salicin, digitalin, and picrotoxin will ... salicin exists in the bark and leaves of most kinds of willow and some kinds ..."

4. A Manual of elementary chemistry by George Fownes (1866)
"salicin may be prepared by exhausting the bark with boiling water, concentrating the solution to a small bulk, digesting the liquid with powdered protoxide ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1835)
"salicin has neither acid nor alkaline properties, and according lo Pelouze ... Pure salicin is perfectly white, crystallizes in delicate prisms or needles, ..."

6. Elements of Chemistry by Thomas Graham (1842)
"The barks which contain much salicin yield it at once in crystals, when they are ... salicin crystallizes in delicate colourless needles of a silky lustre, ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"salicin is contained in the bark of most of the willows, ... When salicin is moistened with strong sulphuric acid it acquires a deep red colour, ..."

8. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1862)
"When salicin is heated with peroxide of lead, peroxide of manganese, ... 3, 146) obtained a large quantity of formic acid from salicin by the action of ..."

9. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"salicin treated with a mixture of sulphuric acid and bichromate of potassa ... 100 parts of water, at the ordinary temperature, dissolve 5.6 of salicin, ..."

10. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"sodium-amalgam, and evaporated to dryness after supersaturation with carbonic acid. salicin remains in the residue, and may be extracted therefrom by ..."

11. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"In connection with the alkaloids, salicin, digitalin, and picrotoxin will ... salicin exists in the bark and leaves of most kinds of willow and some kinds ..."

12. A Manual of elementary chemistry by George Fownes (1866)
"salicin may be prepared by exhausting the bark with boiling water, concentrating the solution to a small bulk, digesting the liquid with powdered protoxide ..."

13. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1835)
"salicin has neither acid nor alkaline properties, and according lo Pelouze ... Pure salicin is perfectly white, crystallizes in delicate prisms or needles, ..."

14. Elements of Chemistry by Thomas Graham (1842)
"The barks which contain much salicin yield it at once in crystals, when they are ... salicin crystallizes in delicate colourless needles of a silky lustre, ..."

15. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"salicin is contained in the bark of most of the willows, ... When salicin is moistened with strong sulphuric acid it acquires a deep red colour, ..."

16. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1862)
"When salicin is heated with peroxide of lead, peroxide of manganese, ... 3, 146) obtained a large quantity of formic acid from salicin by the action of ..."

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