Definition of Cresyl

1. Noun. (organic chemistry especially in combination) Any of three isomeric univalent radical derived from a cresol; tolyl ¹



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Definition of Cresyl

1. tolyl [n -S] - See also: tolyl

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cresyl

crestfallen
crestfallenly
crestfallenness
crestie
cresties
cresting
crestings
crestless
crestless wave
creston
crestons
crests
crests of nail bed
cresyl (current term)
cresyl blue
cresyl echt
cresyl violet acetate
cresylate
cresylic
cresylic acid
cresyls
creta
cretaceously
cretan dittany
crete dittany
cretic
cretics

Literary usage of Cresyl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"... adding the product to 115-120 parts of fused alkali, and further heating the fused mixture for 5-10 minutes to decompose the cresyl phosphate formed. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1869)
"Every one of the ten persons relied upon detected the cresyl-alcohol in a solution of one part in one hundred thousand parts of water every time it was ..."

3. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1901)
"The writers of this article have found cresyl-violet a good stain for the ... They used chiefly the preparation which bears the trade name " cresyl- violet ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1856)
"This hydrate of cresyl resembles the corresponding phenyl compound in most of its ... The action of nitric acid upon hydrate of cresyl is very violent, ..."

5. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"By another method slides are first prepared by allowing a thin, even layer of a saturated alcoholic solution of brilliant cresyl blue to dry on them. ..."

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