sebacic acid

noun se·ba·cic acid \ si-ˈba-sik- , ˌsē- , -ˈbā- \

Definition of sebacic acid

: a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C10H18O4 used especially in the manufacture of synthetic resins

Origin and Etymology of sebacic acid

French (acide) sébacique, from Latin sebaceus


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