melissic acid

noun
me·​lis·​sic acid | \ mə-ˌlis-ik- How to pronounce melissic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of melissic acid

: a crystalline fatty acid C30H60O2 found free or in the form of its ester with myricyl alcohol in beeswax and other waxes and also obtained by oxidation of myricyl alcohol

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