Meaning of 酯

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Pinyin: zhǐ
English Definition: ester
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (chemical) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yǒu ] wine; wine vessel; chemical
    • [ zhǐ ] aim, intention, purpose, will
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Example Words
酯酶 zhǐ méi esterase, enzyme that breaks up esters by hydrolysis
甘油三酯 gān yóu sān zhǐ triglyceride
内酯 nèi zhǐ lactone
醋酸乙酯 suān zhǐ ethyl acetate; acetidin
丙烯酸酯 bǐng suān zhǐ acrylic ester
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Example Sentences
Lower blood pressure, triglyceride levels and improve the functioning of artery linings.
The seating is made of flame retardant polyurethane foam, injected upon steel frames.
But the three types of antimalarial available in suppository form - artemisinin, artesunate and artemether - have never been compared for effectiveness.
He says nearly all of the populations he's studied have some resistance to common pesticides known as pyrethroids.
DEET or permethrin-based mosquito and tick repellents may be used, which can substantially increase the level of protection (see section on repellents).