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propanoic acid

[proh-puh-noh-ik, proh-] /ˈproʊ pəˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌproʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
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British Dictionary definitions for propanoic-acid

propanoic acid

a colourless liquid carboxylic acid used in inhibiting the growth of moulds in bread. Formula: CH3CH2COOH Former name propionic acid
Word Origin
C20: from propane + -o- + -ic
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propanoic-acid in Medicine

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

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propanoic-acid in Science
propanoic acid
See propionic acid.
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