borneol definition

  • noun:
    • A bicyclic organic substance and a terpene, quickly oxidized on ketone producing camphor.
    • an uncommon number of camphor, C10H17.OH, resembling ordinary camphor, where it can be created by reduction. It is stated to take place in camphor tree of Borneo and Sumatra (Dryobalanops camphora), although all-natural borneol is hardly ever found in European or United states business, becoming in great request because of the Chinese. Called in addition Borneo camphor, Malay camphor, and camphol.
    • Same as Borneo camphor (which see, under camphor).
    • A bicyclic natural mixture and a terpene, effortlessly oxidized into ketone producing camphor.
    • an uncommon selection of camphor, C10H17.OH, resembling ordinary camphor, from which it can be produced by decrease. It is known to happen within the camphor tree of Borneo and Sumatra (Dryobalanops camphora), however the normal borneol is seldom present European or US trade, being in great demand because of the Chinese. Called also Borneo camphor, Malay camphor, and camphol.
    • identical to Borneo camphor (which see, under camphor).

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