Complete Definition of "caproic acid"

English

Noun
en-noun|sg=caproic acid|-

  1. fatty acid A liquid fatty acid, CH<sub>3</sub>(CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>4</sub>COOH, obtained from animal fats, and used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and flavours.

Synonyms
hexanoic acid

Translations
trans-top|the liquid fatty acid, CH<sub>3</sub>(CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>4</sub>COOH
Finnish: t|fi|kapronihappo
trans-mid
trans-bottom

See also
capric acid
caprylic acid

id:caproic acid

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