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sebacic acid

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noun se·ba·cic acid \si-ˈba-sik-, ˌsē-, -ˈbā-\

Definition of sebacic acid

  1. :  a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C10H18O4 used especially in the manufacture of synthetic resins



Origin of sebacic acid

French (acide) sébacique, from Latin sebaceus


First Known Use: 1790


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