resinoid

noun

res·​in·​oid ˈre-zᵊn-ˌȯid How to pronounce resinoid (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of resinoid was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Resinoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resinoid. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

resinoid

noun
res·​in·​oid ˈrez-ᵊn-ˌȯid How to pronounce resinoid (audio)
1
: a thermosetting synthetic resin
2
a
: any of a class of resinous preparations made by pouring a concentrated alcoholic extract of a drug into cold water and separating and drying the precipitate formed
b
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