pelargonic acid


pel·​ar·​gon·​ic acid ˌpel-är-ˌgän-ik- How to pronounce pelargonic acid (audio)
: an oily fatty acid C9H18O2 found especially in fusel oil and rancid fats and made synthetically by oxidation of oleic acid

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“Pelargonic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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