valeric acid

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va·le·ric ac·id

(vă-lē'rik as'id),
A monobasic aliphatic acid; distilled from valerian; some of its salts are used in medicine; found in human colon.
Synonym(s): pentanoic acid

valeric acid

C5H10O2, an oily fatty acid having a distinctly disagreeable odor, existing in four isomeric. Synonym: pentanoic acid
CAS # 109-52-4
See also: acid