octanedioic acid

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octanedioic acid (ˌɒkteɪndaɪˈəʊɪk)
Also called: suberic acid a colourless crystalline dicarboxylic acid found in suberin and castor oil and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: HOOC(CH2)6COOH
[C20: from octane + diol]

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octanedioic acid

a dicarboxylic acid found in cork [syn: suberic acid
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