dodecanoic acid


dodecanoic acid
/doh dek"euh noh"ik, doh"dek-, doh dek'-, doh'dek-/, Chem.
[DODEC- + -ANE + -O- + -IC]

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  • n-dodecanoic acid — SYN: lauric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • dodecanoic — adjective Of or pertaining to dodecanoic acid or its derivatives Syn: lauric …   Wiktionary

  • Lauric acid — dodecanoic acid, fatty crystalline acid that is mostly found in coconut and laurel oil (used to make soaps, cosmetic products, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • lauric acid — noun a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm kernel oil) • Syn: ↑dodecanoic acid • Hypernyms: ↑saturated fatty acid * * * ˈlȯ]rik , ˈlä] noun Etymology: lauric International… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lauric acid — A fatty acid occurring in spermaceti, in milk, and in laurel, coconut, and palm oils as well as waxes and marine fats. SYN: n dodecanoic acid. * * * lau·ric acid .lȯr ik , .lär n a crystalline fatty acid C12H24O2 found esp. in coconut oil and… …   Medical dictionary


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