erucic acid


eru·cic acid

noun \i-ˈrü-sik-\

Definition of ERUCIC ACID

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

Origin of ERUCIC ACID

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

eru·cic acid

noun \i-ˌrü-sik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERUCIC ACID

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

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