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 (ē′nôl′, ē′nōl′)
An organic compound containing a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom, which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.

[From -en(e) + -ol.]

e·nol′ic (ē-nŏl′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.enolic - of or relating to or consisting of enol
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Absorption spectra of DBM shows broad band with maximum at 343 nm, which is assigned to enolic [pi]-[pi]* transitions of the [beta]-diketone moiety.
Meloxicam is an NSAID that is an enolic acid derivative and a COX-2 preferential inhibitor in the species studied.
A strong IR absorption peak is also observed at ~ 1498cm-1 in all Hydrazone Ligands and their complexes, assigned to (NCO-) [24] but not observed in Nalidixic acid, which suggested the enolic coordination mode of ligands for complexation with metal atoms.
The etiology of liver failure was defined as: enolic cirrhosis, hepatitis C virus (HCV), cryptogenic cirrhosis, and 1 case of HPS due to non-cirrhotic portal hypertension of presinusoidal prehepatic origin.
NSAID classification Non-selective inhibition Acetic acid Proprionic acid Fenamate derivatives derivatives derivatives * Diclofenac * Fenoprofen * Meclofenamate * Etodolac * Flurbiprofen * Mefenamic acid * Indomethacin * Ibuprofen * Sulindac * Ketoprofen * Tolmetin * Naproxen * Oxaprozin Naphthyl alkanone Salicylates * Nabumetone * Aspirin * Diflunisal * Choline magnesium trisalicylate * Salicylate Enolic acid derivatives * Piroxicam * Meloxicam Selective COX-2 inhibition * Celecoxib * Rofecoxib Table 9.