arachidic acid

noun
ar·​a·​chid·​ic acid | \ ˌar-ə-ˌkid-ik- How to pronounce arachidic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of arachidic acid

: a white crystalline saturated fatty acid C20H40O2 found in the form of esters especially in vegetable fats and oils (as peanut oil)

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“Arachidic acid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arachidic%20acid. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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