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margaric acid

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noun mar·gar·ic acid \mär-ˌgar-ik-\

Medical Definition of margaric acid

  1. 1:  a crystalline synthetic fatty acid C17H34O2 intermediate between palmitic acid and stearic acid

  2. 2:  a mixture of palmitic acid and stearic acid obtained from various natural fats, oils, and waxes




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