Definition of Piperic

1. a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or designating, a complex organic acid found in the products of different members of the Pepper family, and extracted as a yellowish crystalline substance.



Definition of Piperic

1. describing an acid made from piperine [adj]

Medical Definition of Piperic

1. Pertaining to, or derived from, or designating, a complex organic acid found in the products of different members of the Pepper family, and extracted as a yellowish crystalline substance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piperic

piperacillin sodium
piperade
piperades
piperaquine
piperazine
piperazine adipate
piperazine calcium edetate
piperazine citrate
piperazine diethanesulfonic acid
piperazine estrone sulfate
piperazine tartrate
piperazines
piperazinone
piperazinones
piperazinyl
piperic (current term)
piperic acid
piperidge
piperidges
piperidine
piperidinedione
piperidinediones
piperidines
piperidinyl
piperidolate hydrochloride
piperidone
piperidones
piperidylthiambutene
piperin
piperine

Literary usage of Piperic

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"Nitric acid, even when dilute, converts piperic acid into an ... piperic acid added to fused potassium-hydrate containing a little water in excess, ..."

2. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"On boiling with alkalis, it yields piperic acid (353), ... Piperine must, therefore, be a substituted amide of piperic acid, containing the ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1862)
"piperic acid dissolves in 270 pts. of absolute alcohol, easily in the same liquid at the boiling heat. It dissolves but sparingly in ether, either hot or ..."

4. Foods: Their Composition and Analysis by Alexander Wynter Blyth, Meredith Wynter Blyth (1903)
"... black pepper range from 0'39 to 0'77 per cent., mean value 0'56 per cent.; white pepper contains smaller quantities, from 0'21 to 0'42 per cent. piperic ..."

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