/tig"lik/, adj. Chem.
of or derived from tiglic acid.
Also, tiglinic /ti glin"ik/.
[1870-75; < NL tigl(ium) croton-oil plant (said to be < Gk tîl(os) watery excrement + NL -ium -IUM) + -IC]

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  • Tiglic — Tig lic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C4H7CO2H} (called also methyl crotonic acid), homologous with crotonic acid, and obtained from croton oil (from {Croton Tiglium}) as a white crystalline substance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tiglic — /tig lik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from tiglic acid. Also, tiglinic /ti glin ik/. [1870 75; < NL tigl(ium) croton oil plant (said to be < Gk tîl(os) watery excrement + NL ium IUM) + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiglic — tig·lic …   English syllables

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  • tiglic acid — tiglo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃CH=C(CH₃)COOH atitikmenys: angl. tiglic acid rus. тиглиновая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – (E) 2 metil 2 buteno rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tiglic acid — Chem. a slightly water soluble, poisonous compound, C5H8O2, derived from croton oil and occurring as a thick, syrupy liquid or in colorless crystals. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • tiglic acid — noun A monocarboxylic unsaturated organic acid, the trans form of angelic acid, found in croton oil and in several other natural products. Syn: cevadic acid, sabadillic acid, tiglinic acid …   Wiktionary

  • tiglic acid — An unsaturated fatty acid present in glycerides in croton oil. * * * tig·lic acid .tig lik n a vesicant crystalline unsaturated acid C5H8O2 with a spicy odor that is the stable stereoisomer of angelic acid and occurs in the form of esters esp. in …   Medical dictionary

  • tiglic acid — ˈtiglik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tigl (from New Latin tiglium, specific epithet of Croton tiglium, from Medieval Latin or New Latin, seed from a species of croton) + ic : a vesicant crystalline unsaturated acid CH3CH .… …   Useful english dictionary

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