oleoresin

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oleo·res·in

noun \ˌō-lē-ō-ˈre-zən\

Definition of OLEORESIN

1
:  a natural plant product (as copaiba) containing chiefly essential oil and resin; especially :  turpentine 1b
2
:  a preparation consisting essentially of oil holding resin in solution
oleo·res·in·ous \-ˈre-zən-əs, -ˈrez-nəs\ adjective

Origin of OLEORESIN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1846

oleo·res·in

noun \ˌō-lē-ō-ˈrez-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLEORESIN

1
: a natural plant product (as copaiba or turpentine) containing chiefly essential oil and resin
2
: a preparation consisting essentially of oil holding resin in solution
oleo·res·in·ous \-ˈrez-ən-əs, -ˈrez-nəs\ adjective

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