- cedarwood oil
- ce·dar·wood oil 'sēd-ər-.wu̇d- n an essential oil obtained from the heartwood of cedars and used in soaps and perfumes and with immersion lenses in microscopy called also cedar oil
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
cedarwood oil — noun : a colorless to yellow essential oil obtained from the heartwood of various cedars (as red cedar) and used in soaps and perfumes and with immersion lenses in microscopy * * * an aromatic oil obtained from the wood of the red cedar and used… … Useful english dictionary
cedarwood oil — an aromatic oil obtained from the wood of the red cedar and used in the manufacture of soaps, perfumes, and insecticides. * * * … Universalium
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cedar oil — cedarwood oil, oil of cedar wood a volatile oil from the wood of the red cedar, Juniperus virginiana, used as a clearing agent in microscopical techniques; the thicker fraction is used as the immersion medium with oil immersion objectives … Medical dictionary
cedarwood — A type of evergreen tree with hard fragrant wood that is a member of the cypress family. The oil from the wood is used in soaps, shampoos, bath salts, perfumes, aromatherapy, and to keep insects away. The scientific name is Juniperus virginiana.… … English dictionary of cancer terms
Cedar oil — was used as the base for paints by the ancient Sumerians. They would grind cobalt compounds in a mortar and pestle to produce a blue pigment. They could obtain green from copper, yellow from lead antimoniate, black from charcoal, and white from… … Wikipedia
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Essential oil — A glass vial containing sandalwood oil An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils or aetherolea, or simply as the oil of the … Wikipedia
essential oil — any of a class of volatile oils obtained from plants, possessing the odor and other characteristic properties of the plant, used chiefly in the manufacture of perfumes, flavors, and pharmaceuticals. [1665 75] * * * Any of a class of highly… … Universalium
List of essential oils — Essential oils are volatile and liquid aroma compounds from natural sources, usually plants. Essential oils are not oils in a strict sense, but often share with oils a poor solubility in water. Essential oils often have an odor and are therefore… … Wikipedia