pimelic acid

noun

pi·​mel·​ic acid pi-ˌmel-ik- How to pronounce pimelic acid (audio)
: a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C7H12O4 obtained usually by oxidation of unsaturated fats or castor oil

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“Pimelic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pimelic%20acid. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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