hexacosanoic acid

hexacosanoic acid

[hek-suh-koh-suh-noh-ik, hek-suh-]
noun

Origin:
hexa- + Greek ()kos(i) twenty + -ane + -o- + -ic

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hexacosanoic acid (ˌhɛksəkəʊsəˈnəʊɪk)
 
n
Also called: cerotic acid a white insoluble odourless wax present in beeswax, carnauba, and Chinese wax. Formula: CH3(CH2)24COOH

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