melissic acid


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me·lis·sic ac·id

(me-lis'ik as'id),
A long-chain (30) saturated fatty acid found in waxes.
[G. melissa, bee + -ic]
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Cerotic acid, montanic acid, melissic acid and palmitic acid were found in low amounts ( less than 5 %) while trycosylic acid (4.