heptoic acid

noun
hep·​to·​ic acid | \ (ˈ)hep¦tōik- \

Definition of heptoic acid

: any of the monocarboxylic acids C7H13COOH (as enanthic acid) derived from the heptanes

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History and Etymology for heptoic acid

heptane + -oic

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“Heptoic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heptoic%20acid. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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