Definition of Acetum

1. Noun. A dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug).

Generic synonyms: Acetic Acid, Ethanoic Acid
Derivative terms: Acetify, Acetify

2. Noun. Sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative.
Exact synonyms: Vinegar
Generic synonyms: Condiment
Specialized synonyms: Chili Vinegar, Cider Vinegar, Wine Vinegar
Derivative terms: Acetify

Definition of Acetum

1. vinegar [n -TA] - See also: vinegar

Medical Definition of Acetum

1. Synonym: vinegar. Origin: L. Vinum acetum, soured wine, vinegar (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetum

acetrizoate sodium
acetrizoic acid
acetum (current term)
acetyl-CoA-1-alkyl-2-lyso-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine acetyltransferase
acetyl-CoA:alpha-glucosaminide acetyltransferase
acetyl-CoA - lysine N6-acetyltransferase
acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase
acetyl-CoA acylase
acetyl-CoA acyltransferase
acetyl-CoA c-acetyltransferase
acetyl-CoA c-acyltransferase
acetyl-CoA carboxylase
acetyl-CoA deacylase
acetyl-CoA hydrolase

Literary usage of Acetum

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1. On Some Diseases of Women Admitting of Surgical Treatment by Isaac Baker Brown (1856)
"I painted the orifice of the sinus with acetum ... The process of granulation continuing very tardy, although the acetum ..."

2. The Medical Formulary by Henry Beasley (1856)
"D. rejects the first 10th. E. & D. direct French vinegar. acetum ... acetum LOBELIA. W. PROCTER. Lobelia seeds bruised 3iv, distilled vinegar f ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1853)
"By the authority of Mr. Squire we publish the formula for a preparation which is occasionally prescribed :— acetum ..."

4. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Directory of All the Chemicals and Preparations by John Rudolphy (1877)
"acetum. acrid, *ce Acid acetic. angelica compound. acetum angelicae ... acetum Britannicum. medicated, see Vinegar aromatic. odorous. acetum odoratum. opium ..."

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