Definition of Tristearin

1. Noun. A triglyceride of stearic acid.

Exact synonyms: Glycerol Tristearate
Generic synonyms: Glyceryl Ester



Definition of Tristearin

1. n. See Stearin.

Definition of Tristearin

1. Noun. (organic compound) The triglyceride of stearic acid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tristearin

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tristearin

1. See Stearin. Origin: Pref. Tri- + stearin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tristearin

trispectra
trispectrum
trisphosphate
trisphosphates
trisplanchnic
trispyrazolylborate
trispyrazolylborates
trist
tristability
tristable
tristar
tristate
triste
tristearate
tristearin (current term)
tristearins
tristed
tristesse
tristetraprolin
tristeza
tristezas
tristful
tristfully
tristfulness
tristfulnesses
tristich
tristichia
tristichous
tristichs

Literary usage of Tristearin

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1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"If, however, the tristearin was examined shortly after having been melted in the capillary or if it was introduced into the capillary in a liquid state and ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"Berthelot's researches have demonstrated the identity of I lie stearin of natural fats with tristearin. Occurrence. In many fats, especially in the solid ..."

3. The Histology and Histochemistry of Man by Heinrich Frey (1875)
"... being about 69° C. It crystallises in white silvery needles or scales. Its neutral combination with glycerin is known as tristearin, C,H, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"With purer or less pure tallow-stearin somewhat different temperatures are observed. This phenomenon is not produced by the splitting-up of tristearin into ..."

5. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1886)
"tristearin forms white, shining nodules, fine needles, or pearly laminae resembling ... tristearin appears to exist in three isomeric modifications, ..."

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