hexadecanoic-acid

hexadecanoic acid

[hek-suh-dek-uh-noh-ik, hek-suh-]

Origin:
1900–05; hexa- + dec(a)- + -ane + -o- + -ic

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hexadecanoic acid (ˈhɛksəˌdɛkənəʊɪk)
 
n
the systematic name for palmitic acid

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hexadecanoic acid hex·a·dec·a·no·ic acid (hěk'sə-děk'ə-nō'ĭk)
n.
See palmitic acid.

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