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ester

 [es´ter]
a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ester

a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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