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undecylenic acid

noun un·dec·y·le·nic acid \ˌən-ˌde-sə-ˈle-nik-, -ˈlē-\

Definition of UNDECYLENIC ACID

:  a fatty acid C11H20O2 found in perspiration, obtained commercially from castor oil, and used especially in the treatment of fungal infections (as ringworm) of the skin
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Origin of UNDECYLENIC ACID

undecylene (C11H22)
First Known Use: 1879
Medical Dictionary

undecylenic acid

noun un·dec·y·le·nic acid \ˌən-ˌdes-ə-ˌlen-ik-, -ˌlēn-\

Medical Definition of UNDECYLENIC ACID

:  an acid C11H20O2 found in perspiration, obtained commercially from castor oil, and used in the treatment of fungus infections (as ringworm) of the skin

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