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hexacosanoic acid

[hek-suh-koh-suh-noh-ik, hek-suh-] /ˈhɛk sə koʊ səˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌhɛk sə-/
Origin of hexacosanoic acid
hexa- + Greek ()kos(i) twenty + -ane + -o- + -ic Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for hexacosanoic acid

hexacosanoic acid

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