rancidity

noun
ran·​cid·​i·​ty | \ ran-ˈsid-ət-ē How to pronounce rancidity (audio) \
plural rancidities

Medical Definition of rancidity

: the quality or state of being rancid also : a rancid odor or flavor

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“Rancidity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rancidity. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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