hexanoic acid

noun
hex·​a·​no·​ic acid | \ ˌhek-sə-ˈnō-ik- How to pronounce hexanoic acid (audio) \

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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International Scientific Vocabulary hexane + -oic

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hexanoic acid

noun
hex·​a·​no·​ic acid | \ ˌhek-sə-ˌnō-ik- How to pronounce hexanoic acid (audio) \

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