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hexadecanoic acid

[hek-suh-dek-uh-noh-ik, hek-suh-] /ˈhɛk səˌdɛk əˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌhɛk sə-/
noun
Origin of hexadecanoic acid
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; hexa- + dec(a)- + -ane + -o- + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for hexadecanoic acid

hexadecanoic acid

/ˈhɛksəˌdɛkənəʊɪk/
noun
1.
the systematic name for palmitic acid
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hexadecanoic acid in Medicine

hexadecanoic acid hex·a·dec·a·no·ic acid (hěk'sə-děk'ə-nō'ĭk)
n.
See palmitic acid.

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