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ester

 [es´ter]
a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.

es·ter

(es'tĕr),
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus, etc.; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group; usually written as in ethyl acetate (from acetic acid and ethyl alcohol), CH3CO-OC2H5 or CH3COOC2H5.

ester

/es·ter/ (es´ter) a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.

ester

[es′tər]
Etymology: Ger, Essigäther, acetic ether
a class of chemical compounds formed by the bonding of an alcohol and one or more organic acids, with the loss of a water molecule for each ester group formed. Fats are esters, produced by the bonding of fatty acids with the alcohol glycerol.

es·ter

(es'tĕr)
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group.

ester

a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid.

es·ter

(es'tĕr)
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group.

ester (es´tur),

n a compound formed from alcohol and an acid.
ester linkage,
n the bonding between fatty acids and glycerol that characterizes true fats.

ester

chemical combination of an alcohol and an acid. In domestic animals the most common linkage is glycerol with fatty acid to form glycerides.

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