caproic acid

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caproic acid

/ca·pro·ic ac·id/ (kah-pro´ik) a saturated six-carbon fatty acid occurring in butterfat and coconut and palm oils.

caproic acid

(kə-prō′ĭk, kă-)
n.
An odorous liquid fatty acid, C6H12O2, found in milk fat and plant oils or synthesized and used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and flavorings. Also called hexanoic acid.

caproic acid (CH3[CH2]4COOH)

[kaprō′ik]
a carboxylic acid present in milk fat and some plant oils. It is used in the production of artificial flavors. Also called hexanoic acid.