nervonic acid

noun

ner·​von·​ic acid nər-ˌvän-ik- How to pronounce nervonic acid (audio)
: a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid C23H45COOH obtained from nervon by hydrolysis

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“Nervonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nervonic%20acid. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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