apricot kernel oil

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persic o.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • apricot-kernel oil — noun : either of two oils obtained from apricot kernels and very similar in properties and uses to the true almond oils: a. : a colorless or staw colored nondrying fatty oil obtained by expression called also persic oil b. : a colorless to yellow …   Useful english dictionary

  • apricot-kernel oil — apri·cot ker·nel oil ap rə .kät .kərn əl , ā prə n PERSIC OIL (a) …   Medical dictionary

  • Apricot kernel — An apricot kernel ( Prunus armeniaca , Armenian plum in Latin) refers to the kernel of a species of Prunus, classified with the plum in the subgenus Prunus. It is commonly known for containing amygdalin, a toxic cyanogenic glycoside, sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Apricot — This article is about the tree and its fruit. For other uses, see Apricot (disambiguation). Apricot Apricot fruits Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Apricot oil — is pressed from the kernels of the Prunus armeniaca (apricot). The kernels have an oil content of 40 50%. The oil is similar to almond oil and peach oil, both of which are also extracted from the kernels of the respective fruit. Apricot oil is… …   Wikipedia

  • persic oil — The fixed oil expressed from the kernels of varieties of Prunus armeniaca (apricot kernel oil) or Prunus persica (peach kernel oil); used as a vehicle. * * * per·sic oil pər sik n either of two substantially identical colorless or straw colored… …   Medical dictionary

  • persic oil — ˈpərsik , rzik noun Etymology: persic from New Latin persica (specific epithet of Prunus persica), from Latin, feminine of Persicus Persian, from Greek Persikos from Persis Persia + ikos ic : either of two fatty oils: a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amaretto — For other uses, see Amaretto (disambiguation). The Disaronno Originale rectangular bottle; the product was marketed as an amaretto until 2001. Amaretto is an Italian sweet almond flavoured liqueur. It is made from a base of apricot or almond pits …   Wikipedia

  • Disaronno — Originale Type Liqueur Country of origin Italy Alcohol by volume 28.0% …   Wikipedia

  • Almond — For other uses, see Almond (disambiguation). Almond Almond tree with ripening fruit. Majorca, Spain. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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