lanoceric acid

noun
lan·​o·​ceric acid | \ ¦lanə¦si|rik-, -se| \

Definition of lanoceric acid

: a crystalline dihydroxy acid (HO)2C29H57COOH found as an ester in wool grease

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History and Etymology for lanoceric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary lan- + cer- + -ic

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“Lanoceric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lanoceric%20acid. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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