esterified

esterified
(of an acid) combined with an alcohol or (of an alcohol) combined with an acid, to form an ester

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  • esterified — v. (Chemistry) convert into an ester …   English contemporary dictionary

  • esterified estrogen — A form of estrogen that may have fewer side effects than other forms. Esterified estrogens are used to treat some types of cancer, including prostate cancer. They are also used to treat the symptoms of menopause, (such as hot flashes, vaginal… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • esterified estrogens — [USP] a mixture of the sodium salts of esters of estrogenic substances, principally estrone, having the actions and uses of estrogens; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • non-esterified — adjective (of a fatty acid) Occurring free, rather than esterified with glycerol to form a glyceride or other lipid …   Wiktionary

  • non-esterified fatty acid — noun Any fatty acid which occurs free, rather than esterified with glycerol to form a glyceride or other lipid; usually as the result of hydrolysis Syn: free fatty acid …   Wiktionary

  • choline — Esterified in the head group of phospholipids (phosphatidyl choline and sphingomyelin) and in the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Otherwise a biological source of methyl groups …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Pectin — (from Greek πηκτικός pektikos , congealed, curdled [ [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3D%2382916 Pektikos, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek English Lexicon , at Perseus] ] ), a white …   Wikipedia

  • Estrogen — is a female hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen deficiency can lead to osteoporosis. Estrogen therapy preparations include: esterified estrogens esterified estrogens and methyltestosterone estradiol estrogens conjugated and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Blood clots, estrogen-associated — Blood clots are occasional but serious side effects of estrogen therapy. They are dose related, that is, they occur more frequently with higher doses of estrogen. Estrogen therapy preparations (all of which carry this risk) include: esterified… …   Medical dictionary

  • Estrogen-associated blood clots — Blood clots are occasional but serious side effects of estrogen therapy. They are dose related, that is, they occur more frequently with higher doses of estrogen. Estrogen therapy preparations (all of which carry this risk) include: esterified… …   Medical dictionary

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