caproate

[ kap-roh-eyt ]
/ ˈkæp roʊˌeɪt /

noun

a salt or ester of caproic acid.

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Origin of caproate

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Medical definitions for caproate

caproate
[ kăprō-āt′ ]

n.

A salt or ester of caproic acid.
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