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depside

[dep-sahyd, -sid] /ˈdɛp saɪd, -sɪd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of a group of esters formed from two or more phenol carboxylic acid molecules.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Greek déps(ein) to tan, soften + -ide
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Examples for depside
  • The esterification of two gallic molecules produces a compound called a depside.
British Dictionary definitions for depside

depside

/ˈdɛpsaɪd; -sɪd/
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
Word Origin
C20: deps-, from Greek depsein to knead + -ide
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