eleoptene [el΄ē äp′tēn΄]
[< Gr elaion, olive oil, OIL + ptēnos, winged; akin to pteron, wing, FEATHER]
that part of an essential oil which does not become solid: cf. STEAROPTENE

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  • eleoptene — /el ee op teen/, n. Chem. the liquid part of a volatile oil (opposed to stearoptene). Also, elaeoptene. [ < Gk élaio(n) oil + pten(ós) winged (akin to pétesthai to fly); see ENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • eleoptene — el·e·op·tene or chiefly Brit el·ae·op·tene .el ē äp .tēn n the liquid portion of any natural essential oil that partly solidifies in the cold compare STEAROPTENE * * * el·e·op·tene (el″e opґtēn) [eleo + Gr. ptēnos volatile] the… …   Medical dictionary

  • éléoptène — (é lé o ptê n ) s. m. Terme de chimie. Principe immédiat liquide et volatil mélangé au stéaroptène. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, huile et volatil …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • eleoptene — el·e·op·tene …   English syllables

  • eleoptene — /ɛliˈɒptin/ (say elee opteen) noun the liquid portion of volatile oils (opposed to stearoptene, the solid part). {Greek elaio(n) oil + ptēnos winged, volatile} …  

  • eleoptene — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stearoptene — /stee euh rop teen/, n. Chem. the oxygenated solid part of an essential oil (opposed to eleoptene). [1830 40; STEARO + ptene < Gk ptenós winged, volatile; cf. ELEOPTENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • stearoptene — stea·rop·tene .stē ə räp .tēn, sti räp n the portion of a natural essential oil that separates as a solid on cooling or long standing compare ELEOPTENE * * * ste·a·rop·tene (ste″ə ropґtən) [stearo + Gr. ptēnos volatile] the… …   Medical dictionary

  • elaeoptene — variant of eleoptene * * * /el ee op teen/, n. Chem. eleoptene …   Useful english dictionary

  • oleoptene — ˌōlēˈäpˌtēn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ole + Greek ptēnos winged more at eleoptene : eleoptene …   Useful english dictionary

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