aliphatic acids

n.

The acids of nonaromatic hydrocarbons, such as acetic, propionic, and butyric acids.

Nearby words

  1. aline,
  2. alinotum,
  3. alioth,
  4. aliped,
  5. aliphatic,
  6. alipterion,
  7. aliquant,
  8. aliquippa,
  9. aliquot,
  10. alis volat propriis


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