Definition of oleoresin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəʊlɪəʊˈrɛzɪn/


A natural or artificial mixture of essential oils and a resin, e.g. balsam.
Example sentences
  • Because the oleoresin of resin vesicles is a low-viscous liquid, it can be detected by high-resolution C MAS NMR spectra in vivo.
  • The oleoresins are then converted into a slow-drying natural lacquer, which is used to protect paintings and other works of art.
  • The Copaifera paupera tree produces an aromatic oleoresin that is made into oil that contains copalic acid and sesquiterpenes with reported anti-inflammatory properties, and is applied topically to herpes blisters.



Example sentences
  • Urushiol, commonly the chief allergen, is found in the oleoresinous sap located in the leaves, stems and roots of these plants.

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