tuberculostearic acid


tu·​ber·​cu·​lo·​stea·​ric acid
t(y)u̇-ˌbər-kyə-(ˌ)lō-stē-ˌär-ik-, -ˌsti(ə)r-ik-
: a fatty acid C19H38O2 obtained from the wax of tubercle bacilli

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

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