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depside

[ dep-sahyd, -sid ]

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. any of a group of esters formed from two or more phenol carboxylic acid molecules.


depside

/ -sɪd; ˈdɛpsaɪd /

noun

  1. any ester formed by the condensation of the carboxyl group of one phenolic carboxylic acid with the hydroxyl group of another, found in plant cells


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Word History and Origins

Origin of depside1

1905–10; < Greek déps(ein) to tan, soften + -ide ( def )

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Word History and Origins

Origin of depside1

C20: deps- , from Greek depsein to knead + -ide

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