Definition of Terpineol

1. Noun. (organic compound) Any of several isomeric monoterpenoid alcohols found in the essential oil of pine and other trees ¹



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Definition of Terpineol

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Medical Definition of Terpineol

1. P-Menth-1-en-8-ol;an unsaturated alcoholic terpene obtained by heating terpin hydrate with diluted phosphoric acid; an active antiseptic and a perfume. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terpineol

terpenoid
terpenoids
terpentic
terpenyl monophosphate hydrolase
terpenyl pyrophosphate hydrolase
terpenylic
terpenylic acid
terper
terphenyl
terphenyl compounds
terphenyls
terpilene
terpilenes
terpin
terpinene
terpineol (current term)
terpineols
terpinol
terpinols
terpolymer
terpolymers
terps
terpsichore
terpsichorean
terpsichoreans
terpyridine
terpyridines
terr
terra
terra-cotta

Literary usage of Terpineol

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1. Recent Advances in Organic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1920)
"again employed, with the result that the ester group is attacked, and on treatment with water the intermediate compound breaks down into inactive terpineol. ..."

2. The Chemical Synthesis of Vital Products and the Interrelations Between by Raphael Meldola (1904)
"Oil of sweet marjoram from Origanum majorana contains d-terpineol (Biltz, Ber. ... 32, 835). d-terpineol is contained in oil of lovage from the root of ..."

3. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1911)
"terpineol of commerce is a colourless, strongly refractive, ... Contact with these causes the solidification of terpineol at the ordinary temperature. ..."

4. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"The first one, the alcohol terpineol, occurs in its dextro form in carda- mon oil and marjoram oil, in its leva form in neroli oil and in its inactive form ..."

5. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"terpineol is the major constituent of commercial long leaf pine oil" made by ... 20° The highest optical activity observed for natural terpineol is [a] l-)+ ..."

6. Organic Chemistry: Or : Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds by Victor von Richter (1922)
"The " liquid terpineol" used in perfumery, obtained from terpin hydrate by ... On a laevo-rotatory terpineol from oil of turpentine, see C. 1889, I. 1241. ..."

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