tuberculostearic acid

noun
tu·​ber·​cu·​lo·​stea·​ric acid | \ t(y)u̇-ˌbər-kyə-(ˌ)lō-stē-ˌär-ik-, -ˌsti(ə)r-ik- \

Medical Definition of tuberculostearic acid

: a fatty acid C19H38O2 obtained from the wax of tubercle bacilli

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“Tuberculostearic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tuberculostearic%20acid. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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