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adipic acid

noun adip·ic acid \ə-ˈdi-pik-\

Definition of ADIPIC ACID

:  a white crystalline dicarboxylic acid C6H10O4 formed by oxidation of various fats and also made synthetically for use especially in the manufacture of nylon
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Origin of ADIPIC ACID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1877
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adipic acid

noun adip·ic acid \ə-ˈdip-ik-\

Medical Definition of ADIPIC ACID

:  a white crystalline dicarboxylic acid C6H10O4 formed by oxidation of various fats and also made synthetically for use especially in the manufacture of nylon

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