Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compound, C6H10O6 or C6H8O6. supposed to be formed by the oxidation of cellulose with hydrogen peroxid and forming a constituent of oxycellulose. The latter is supposed to consist of one molecule of celioxin with one to four molecules of cellulose.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • 'celloxin' C_ {6} H_8 {O} _ {6} with 1-4 mols. unaltered cellulose; and the former they particularly refer to as a lactone of glycuronic acid.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • The various oxycelluloses may be regarded as containing one celloxin group to 1-4 cellulose groups, according to the nature of the original cellulose, and the degree of oxidation to which subjected.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.