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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

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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50] values for RME and rapeseed oil ethyl ester (REE) are higher than 5000 mg kg-1 when administered once orally and higher than 2000 mg [kg.
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