gorlic acid


gor·​lic acid
: a liquid unsaturated acid C5H7(C12H22)COOH occurring as the glyceride especially in gorli oil and chaulmoogra oil

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary gorli (oil) + -ic; originally formed as French gorlique

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“Gorlic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gorlic%20acid. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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