thujone

\\-ˌjōn\ noun (-s)
: a fragrant oily ketone C10H16O derived from thujane, occurring in mixtures of dextrorotatory and levorotatory stereoisomeric forms in various essential oils (as thuja oil, wormwood oil, tansy oil), and used in making synthetic essential oils

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  • thujone — hujone, n. An oil, C10H16O, the chief constituent of cedar leaf oil. A stimulant similar to camphor. Also called thujol, thuyol, absinthol, thuyone, tanacetol, tanacetone. [Stedman 25] [1913 Webster] Thule Thu le, n. [L. Thule, Thyle, Gr. ?, ?.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thujone — Chembox new Name = Thujone ImageFile = Beta thujone.svg ImageName = Beta thujone ImageFile1 = Beta thujone 3D balls.png ImageName1 = Ball and stick model of β thujone IUPACName = (1S (1 ,4 ,5 alpha))4 methyl 1 propan 2 yl bicyclo [3.1.0] hexan 3… …   Wikipedia

  • Thujone — Thuyone Thuyone Structure de la bêta thuyone, un terpénoïde. Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • thujone — noun Either of two isomers of a bicyclic monoterpenoid ketone found in several aromatic plants …   Wiktionary

  • thujone — C10H16O; the chief constituent of cedar leaf oil; a stimulant and convulsant similar to camphor. SYN: absinthol, tanacetol, tanacetone, thujol, thuyol, thuyone. * * * thu·jone thü .jōn n a fragrant oily ketone C10H16O occurring in various… …   Medical dictionary

  • thujone — thu·jone …   English syllables

  • Thule — thujone hujone, n. An oil, C10H16O, the chief constituent of cedar leaf oil. A stimulant similar to camphor. Also called thujol, thuyol, absinthol, thuyone, tanacetol, tanacetone. [Stedman 25] [1913 Webster] Thule Thu le, n. [L. Thule, Thyle, Gr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Absinthe — is traditionally a distilled, highly alcoholic (45% 75% ABV) beverage. It is an anise flavored spirit derived from herbs, including the flowers and leaves of the herb Artemisia absinthium , also called wormwood. Absinthe has a characteristic… …   Wikipedia

  • Thujon — Strukturformel Struktur ohne Stereochemie Allgemeines Name …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Туйон — или монотерпин (название по номенклатуре ИЮПАК 1 изопропил 4 метилбицикло[3.1.0]гексан 3 он)  бесцветное вещество, с характерным запахом, напоминающим ментол. Химическая формула: C10H16O Является токсичным для человека.[1] …   Википедия

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