thujone


thujone
C10H16O; the chief constituent of cedar leaf oil; a stimulant and convulsant similar to camphor. SYN: absinthol, tanacetol, tanacetone, thujol, thuyol, thuyone.

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thu·jone 'thü-.jōn n a fragrant oily ketone C10H16O occurring in various essential oils called also absinthol

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thu·jone (thuґjōn) an aromatic terpene ketone present in many essential oils and in plants such as species of Thuja; it can cause symptoms of neurotoxicity if ingested.

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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

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  • thujone — thu·jone …   English syllables

  • thujone — ˌjōn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Thuj (from New Latin Thuja) + one : a fragrant oily ketone C10H16O derived from thujane, occurring in mixtures of dextrorotatory and levorotatory stereoisomeric forms in various… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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  • 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