Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A whitish amorphous compound, (C6H3.O.CH3)2(O2Ca)(HSO3)2, the calcium salt of guaiacol sulphonic acid: used as a local anesthetic.

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Examples

  • For example, ferns and conifers have lignin composed mainly of p-hydroxyphenyl (H) and guaiacyl (G) lignin units.

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