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dodecanoic acid


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  • n. Any of several isomeric aliphatic carboxylic acids having twelve carbon atoms; but especially n-dodecanoic acid (lauric acid)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil)


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