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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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