boroglyceride

[ bawr-uh-glis-uh-rahyd, -er-id, bohr- ]
/ ˌbɔr əˈglɪs əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd, ˌboʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.

any compound containing boric acid and glycerol, used chiefly as an antiseptic.

Nearby words

  1. bornyl formate,
  2. boro-,
  3. borodin,
  4. borodin, aleksandr porfirevich,
  5. borodino,
  6. borohydride,
  7. boroimhe, brian,
  8. boron,
  9. boron carbide,
  10. boron hydride

Origin of boroglyceride

First recorded in 1880–85; boro- + glyceride

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