Sentence Examples

  • GLYCOLS, in organic chemistry, the generic name given to the aliphatic dihydric alcohols.
  • RESORCIN (meta-dioxybenzene), C 6 11 4 (OH) 2, one of the dihydric phenols.
  • Esters formed by the union of three molecules of fatty acids with one molecule of the trihydric alcohol glycerin, whereas the waxes consist of esters formed by the union of one molecule of fatty acid with one molecule of a monohydric alcohol, such as cetyl alcohol, cholesterol, &c. Only in the case of the wax coccerin two molecules of fatty acids are combined with one molecule of a dihydric (bivalent) alcohol.

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