n-cap·ric ac·id(kap'rik as'id),
A fatty acid found among the hydrolysis products of fat in goat's milk, cow's milk, and other substances. Compare: n-caproic acid, caprylic acid.
Synonym(s): n-decanoic acid
N-cap·ric ac·id(kap'rik as'id)
see decanoic acid.
capric acid, n-capric acid
a 10-carbon fatty acid that occurs in butter. Called also decanoic acid.