lanoceric acid

noun

lan·​o·​ceric acid
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: a crystalline dihydroxy acid (HO)2C29H57COOH found as an ester in wool grease

Word History

Etymology

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 20 Jul. 2024.

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