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rosin

 [roz´in]
the solid resin obtained from species of pines, used in preparation of ointments and plasters, but potentially a cause of contact allergy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ros·in

(roz'in),
The solid resin obtained after steam distillation of crude balsam from Pinus palustris and from other species of Pinus (family Pinaceae); used in plasters to make them adhere and in ointments to make them locally stimulating.
Synonym(s): colophony, resin (2)
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ros·in

(roz'in)
The solid resin obtained after steam distillation of crude balsam from species of Pinus; used in plasters to render them adhesive and also in ointments to render them locally stimulating.
Synonym(s): resin (2) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Currently, papers found in the literature show several applications of colophony such as the preparation of functionalized porous nano-[gamma]-[Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] powders using colophony extract [6], as well as studies aimed at evaluating the influence of preparation processes on application properties of the flaxseed oil blend with colophony [11].
The weak symmetric C[H.sub.3] stretching band, with the maximum being placed near 2880 [cm.sup.-1], appears more resolved in Venetian turpentine and colophony with respect to sandarac and Manila copal which present the additional, sharp symmetric C[H.sub.2] stretching band maximum at 2857 [cm.sup.-1].
A possible interpretation is that epoxy resin, p-tert-butylphenol formaldehyde resin, and colophony, regarded as volatile organic compounds, may cause airborne contact allergies at exposed sites of the body [24, 25].
But listen, what's really important about the trees we plant is not the products we get from them--the colophony, the biofuels--but the biodiversity they are producing and the way that biodiversity is helping the earth to recuperate, to restore its vegetative skin, and helping with the composition of the atmosphere.
Colophony resin (rosin) and EVA polymer blends have been extensively used as components in hot-melt adhesives and sealants (14-18).
After filtration and sedimentation, the mix goes through a distillation process that yields turpentine and a residue known as colophony or rosin.
The eight-year-old usually wears blinkers and they were on when he chased home Colophony at Huntingdon last month.
Composition of the model ink Composition of the Composition of the model ink 1 (%) model ink 2 (%) Alkyd resin 10,0 10,0 Hard resin 0 21,0 Pigment 17,0 17,0 Additives 13,0 13,0 Mineral oil 26,5 0 Vegetable oil 5,0 39,0 Modified colophony 28,5 0 resin Table 2.
Any soldering process using rosin-based flux generates colophony. This substance contains a range of materials known to be harmful, such as carbon monoxide and acetone.
Some of the substances to screen for pine and spruce allergies include colophony, oil of turpentine, and wood tars.
Things have been looking up a little during the past month, and his upturn in fortunes can continue at Windsor today with Colophony (4.00).
Henry Cecil was another to reach 13, while stable jockey Richard Quinn moved to within one of his half-century, when Colophony ran out a 16-length winner of the Channel M Maiden Stakes.