behenic

[ buh-hen-ik, -hee-nik ]
/ bəˈhɛn ɪk, -ˈhi nɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from behenic acid; docosanoic.

Nearby words

  1. behavioural sink,
  2. behaviourism,
  3. behead,
  4. beheld,
  5. behemoth,
  6. behenic acid,
  7. behest,
  8. behind,
  9. behind bars,
  10. behind closed doors

Origin of behenic

1870–75; behen, variant of ben2 + -ic

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