Definition of Lactonic

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, lactone.



2. a. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of milk sugar (lactose).

Definition of Lactonic

1. lactone [adj] - See also: lactone

Medical Definition of Lactonic

1. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of milk sugar (lactose), or derived from, lactone. Origin: From Lactose. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lactonic

lactogen
lactogenesis
lactogenic
lactogenic factor
lactogenic hormone
lactoglobulin
lactoglobulins
lactol
lactols
lactolysis
lactometer
lactometers
lactonase
lactone
lactones
lactonic (current term)
lactonisation
lactonization
lactonized
lactoovovegetarian
lactoovovegetarians
lactoperoxidase
lactoperoxidases
lactophenol
lactoprotein
lactoproteins
lactorrhoea
lactory
lactosamine

Literary usage of Lactonic

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"They do not decompose sodium carbonate, and hence do not contain a free carboxyl group ; moreover, they are colourless, and are doubtless of lactonic ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"In each case the same di-ethers as before were obtained ; they are colourless, and doubtless possess a lactonic constitution. Only when the neutral sodium ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1910)
"and it is now generally agreed that the sugars, the glucosides and the lactones possess a lactonic ring, but that this is absent from the structure of the ..."

4. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"430, and allyl succinic acid, p. 430). The aldehydes also react with pyro- racemic acid. Two isomeric lactonic acids result ..."

5. The Plant Alkaloids by Thomas Anderson Henry (1913)
"Of the four y-lactonic acids derived from the three hydroxy-acids formulated above only the two following answer these conditions ..."

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