adipicacid


adipicacid
a·dip·ic acid (ə-dĭpʹĭk) n.
A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C6H11O4, that is derived from oxidation of various fats, slightly soluble in water and soluble in alcohol and acetone, and used especially in the manufacture of nylon and polyurethane foams.
  [From Latin adeps, adip-, fat.]

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Universalium. 2010.


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