cerotic acid

noun

ce·​ro·​tic acid sə-ˌrōt-ik- How to pronounce cerotic acid (audio) -ˌrät- How to pronounce cerotic acid (audio)
: a solid fatty acid C26H52O2 occurring in waxes (as beeswax) and some fats

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“Cerotic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cerotic%20acid. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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