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erucic acid

noun eru·cic acid \i-ˈrü-sik-\

Definition of ERUCIC ACID

:  a crystalline fatty acid C22H42O2 found in the form of glycerides especially in rapeseed oil
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Origin of ERUCIC ACID

New Latin Eruca, genus of herbs, from Latin, colewort
First Known Use: 1869
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erucic acid

noun eru·cic acid \i-ˌrü-sik-\

Medical Definition of ERUCIC ACID

:  a crystalline fatty acid C22H42O2 found in the form of glycerides especially in rapeseed oil

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