fatty alcohol

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fat·ty al·co·hol

a long chain alcohol, analogous to the fatty acids, of which the fatty alcohol may be viewed as a reduction product; for example, octadecanol from stearic acid. It is often found esterified in waxes.
Synonym(s): wax alcohol

fatty alcohol

n.
Any of various alcohols derived from natural sources or prepared synthetically, used especially as emulsifiers and surfactants in cosmetics, detergents, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and other industrial products.

fatty alcohol

a hydroxy derivative of a hydrocarbon from the paraffin series.
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