arachidic acid

noun

ar·​a·​chid·​ic acid ˌar-ə-ˌkid-ik- How to pronounce arachidic acid (audio)
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arachidic%20acid. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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