Definition of Eucalyptol

1. n. A volatile, terpenelike oil extracted from the eucalyptus, and consisting largely of cymene.



Definition of Eucalyptol

1. Noun. (organic compound) A polycyclic monoterpenoid ether, obtained from eucalyptus oil, used in perfumery and in the production of pharmaceuticals etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eucalyptol

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Medical Definition of Eucalyptol

1. A volatile, terpenelike oil extracted from the eucalyptus, and consisting largely of cymene. Origin: Eucalyptus + L. Oleum oil. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eucalyptol

eubacteria
eubacterial
eubacterium
eubiotics
eubolism
euboxic
eucain
eucaine
eucaines
eucains
eucairite
eucalyn
eucalypt
eucalypti
eucalyptoid
eucalyptol (current term)
eucalyptole
eucalyptoles
eucalyptols
eucalypts
eucalyptus
eucalyptus gum
eucalyptus kino
eucalyptus oil
eucalyptus tree
eucalyptuses
eucapnia
eucaryon
eucaryons
eucaryot

Literary usage of Eucalyptol

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

1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1898)
"The phellandrene test is of considerable service, but what is wanted, after all, is the amount of eucalyptol in the oil. In 1894, Mr. LR Scammell* took out ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1898)
"The phellandrene test is 6f considerable service, but what is wanted, after all, is the amount of eucalyptol in the oil. In 1894, Mr. LR Scammell* took out ..."

3. Pharmaceutical and Food Analysis: A Manual of Standard Methods for the by Azor Thurston (1922)
"Then add enough distilled water to cause the eucalyptol to rise into the neck of the ... This volume, multiplied by 10, shows the percentage of eucalyptol ..."

4. American Druggist (1887)
"Oil of Eucalyptus and eucalyptol.—Sch. & Co. state that Algiers alone—not to mention other countries—is fully able to supply the market with all the oil of ..."

5. A Textbook of Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Or, The Action of Drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1910)
"eucalyptol (USP), a colorless fluid, having a characteristic, camphor- aceous odor and a pungent, spicy, cooling taste. It is almost insoluble in water, ..."

6. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1882)
"eucalyptol versus Phenol.—eucalyptol is a safe and efficient substitute for carbolic acid ia surgical practice. The substance which we call the oil of ..."

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