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== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
aceites voltiles (Esp.); aceites esenciales (Esp.); huiles volatiles (Fr.)
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aceites volátiles (Esp.); aceites esenciales (Esp.); huiles volatiles (Fr.)
  
 
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Description

An oil that evaporates at room temperature. Volatile oil are distinguished from fixed oils with the paper test. When a drop of oil is placed on a paper, a volatile oil will not leave a spot while a fixed oil will. Volatile oils are generally distilled from plants. Essential oils are usually volatile oils.

Synonyms and Related Terms

aceites volátiles (Esp.); aceites esenciales (Esp.); huiles volatiles (Fr.)

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