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n.1.(Chem.) Any oil substance having a hyacinthine odor, obtained by the action of acids on terpin, and regarded as a related hydrate.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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min wystepowaly: terpinen, terpinol i octan terpineolu, ktorych nie bylo w probce kompozycji (OL-BEK), a nieco dalej (18,4 min) w chromatogramie kompozycji pojawily sie piki cytralu i cis-geraniolu, nieobecne we wlasciwym olejku bergamotowym.
Evaluation of the chemical characteristics of the essential oils obtained by Gas Chromatography coupled to Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS).--The result of this study allowed the identification of seven constituents: Eugenol, Chavicol, Terpinol, Linalol, Limonene, Mirceno and Octenol.