Dictionary » S » Saligenin



(Science: chemistry) A phenol alcohol obtained, by the decomposition of salicin, as a white crystalline substance.

Synonym: hydroxy-benzyl alcohol.

Origin: Salicin _ -gen.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,476 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link