capric acid

noun cap·ric acid \ ˈka-prik- \

Definition of capric acid

: a fatty acid C10H20O2 found in fats and oils and used in flavors and perfumes

Origin and Etymology of capric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin capr-, caper goat; from its odor — more at capriole


Medical Dictionary

capric acid

noun cap·ric acid \ ˌkap-rik- \

medical Definition of capric acid

: a fatty acid C10H20O2 found in fats and oils and used in flavors and perfumes called also decanoic acid

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