selachyl alcohol

noun

sel·​a·​chyl alcohol ˈsel-ə-ˌkil- How to pronounce selachyl alcohol (audio)
: a liquid unsaturated alcohol C20H40O2 found in the portion of fish oils (as shark-liver oil) that is not saponifiable

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“Selachyl alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/selachyl%20alcohol. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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