propanoic acid

propanoic acid

[proh-puh-noh-ik, proh-]
noun Chemistry.

propane + -o- + -ic Unabridged
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propanoic acid (ˌprəʊpəˈnəʊɪk)
Former name: propionic acid a colourless liquid carboxylic acid used in inhibiting the growth of moulds in bread. Formula: CH3CH2COOH
[C20: from propane + -o- + -ic]

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propanoic acid pro·pa·no·ic acid (prō'pə-nō'ĭk)
See propionic acid.

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propanoic acid   (prō'pə-nō'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
See propionic acid.
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