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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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May 24, 2015
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