Definition of Terpenes

1. Noun. (plural of terpene) ¹



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Definition of Terpenes

1. terpene [n] - See also: terpene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terpenes

terneplate
terneplates
ternes
ternesite
terning
ternion
ternions
ternovite
terns
teroxide
terp
terpene
terpene carbocyclase
terpene synthase
terpeneless
terpenes (current term)
terpenic
terpenoid
terpenoids
terpentic
terpenyl monophosphate hydrolase
terpenyl pyrophosphate hydrolase
terpenylic
terpenylic acid
terper
terphenyl
terphenyl compounds
terphenyls
terpilene
terpilenes

Literary usage of Terpenes

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1. Organic Chemistry: Or : Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds by Victor von Richter (1922)
"terpenes. The volatile or ethereal oils, obtained mostly by the ... terpenes C10H,6, being the important, and often the chief, components of many ethereal ..."

2. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by August Bernthsen (1891)
"The camphor varieties resemble the ethereal oils in their occurrence and modes of preparation, but they are solid. A. terpenes. The terpenes are nearly ..."

3. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederick Holleman (1903)
"terpenes AKTD CAMPHORS. 358. All the terpenes have the empirical composition ... Both the terpenes and camphors, which are nearly related to one another, ..."

4. Recent Advances in Organic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1911)
"The chemical importance of the olefinic terpenes lies in the fact that from them ... Isoprene is the simplest of all the olefinic terpenes; it contains two ..."

5. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederick Holleman (1903)
"All the terpenes have the empirical composition C5H8, but most of those which ... Both the terpenes and camphors, which are nearly related to one another, ..."

6. A Text-book of Chemistry: Intended for the Use of Pharmaceutical and Medical by Samuel Philip Sadtler (1918)
"THE terpenes are hydrocarbons of the formula (CjH,),. Both they and the camphors, which are oxygenated derivatives, show a close relationship to the ..."

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