isopropyl myristate

noun
isopropyl my·​ris·​tate | \ -mə-ˈris-ˌtāt How to pronounce isopropyl myristate (audio) \

Medical Definition of isopropyl myristate

: an ester C17H34O2 of isopropyl alcohol and myristic acid that is used as an emollient to promote absorption through the skin

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“Isopropyl myristate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isopropyl%20myristate. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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