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[Chemistry]Recreational Drugs-Organic Chemistry

[Chemistry]Recreational Drugs-Organic Chemistry

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A .................... Angstrom unit (s)
abs .......................... absolute
Ac ............................ acetyl
ace ......................... according
addn ......................... addition
ale or alcoh .......... alcohol (ic) ethanol
alk .......................... alkaline
Am ............................ amyl
ammon ...................... ammonia

amorph .................... amorphous
amt .......................... amount

anhydr ..................... anhydrous

aq ........................... aqueous

A.R. .................. analytical reagent
atm or atmos ................ atmosphere

B

base
bp ....................... boiling point
Btu ................ British thermal units
C ................... degrees Centigrade
c ............... concentration by volume
cc .................... cubic centimeters
compd ..................... compound

cone or coned .............. concentrated
contg ....................... containing
C.P. ................... chemically pure
cpd ........................ compound

cryst ....................... crystalline

crystn .................... crystallization

Cu m ..........................cubic meter

d ............................ density
dec or decomp ............... decompose
delta or (A) ............... double bond
dil ............................. dilute
dild ........................... diluted

dl or DL ...................... racemic
e.g. ....................... for example
equiv ....................... equivalent
esp ......................... especially
Et ............................. ethyl
Et20 ....................... ether, ethyl
ext ........................... extract
extd ......................... extracted
F .................... Farenheit degrees
ff .......................... following
fp ....................... freezing point
g or gms ........................ grams
gal ........................... gallons
g/1 ..................... grams per liter
hr

hour

ibid .................. at the same place
i.e. ............................ that is
kg .......................... kilogram
1 ............................... liter
Ib ............................ pound
L.D. ....................... lethal dose
M ............................. molar

Abbreviations 139

m ............................. meter
meg ....................... microgram
mfr or mfg ............... manufacturing
mg ......................... milligram
min ..... can be either minute or minimum
ml .......................... milliliter
mm ........................ millimeter
mol wt ................ molecular weight
mp ...................... melting point
n or N ........................ normal
no ........................... number

o .............................. ortho
oz .............................ounce

P or p ........... concentration by weight

p ............................... para
pat ............................ patent
pH ..................... acid-base scale
ppm .................. parts per million

ppt ........................precipitate

prepn .....................preparation

press ......................... pressure
psi ............... pounds per square inch
pt.............................. point

R ..............................alkyl

sapon or sapnif............. saponification
satd ......................... saturated

soln ..........................solution
subl.......................... sublimes

temp ..................... temperataure

uncor...................... uncorrected

vol ...........................volume

v/v ...... percentage expressed in volume to
volume, (the number of ml of constituent in
in 100 ml of solution)
wt ............................ weight
w/v ...... percentage expressed in weight to
volume, (the number of grams of con-
stituent in 100 grams of solution)

w/w ..... percentage expressed in weight to
weight, (the number of grams of constituent

in 100 grams of solution)

> ........................ greater than
^ ..................... not greater than
< ........................... less than
........................ not less than

For journal abbreviations see your local librarian.

140 RECREATIONAL DRUGS

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