Definition of Taraktogenos kurzii
1. Noun. East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy.
Group relationships: Genus Hydnocarpus, Genus Taraktagenos, Genus Taraktogenos, Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Literary usage of Taraktogenos kurzii
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1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... of Taraktogenos kurzii, King), optically active', consists, to a large extent, of the glyceryl esters of optically active acids of an entirely new type, ..."
2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"... oil is afforded by the seeds of Taraktogenos kurzii (King), these seeds having evidently been wrongly referred to the genus ..."
3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"... obtained from the seeds of Taraktogenos kurzii (King) ; Hydnocarpus oil, obtained from the seeds of Hydnocarpus ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"... as has until quite recently been assumed, but from Taraktogenos kurzii, King, a native of Burmah. The oil has been previously examined by Moss, ..."
5. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"—The seeds of Taraktogenos kurzii (Fam. Bixaceae), a native of Burma. The seeds on expression yield a fatty oil, commonly known as ..."
6. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"Derivat:on: Expressed from the seeds of Taraktogenos kurzii. Method of purification: Rectification Grades: Technical; BP Containers: Copper flasks; ..."