n-capric acid

(redirected from n-decanoic acid)

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)
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

n-capric acid


capric acid, n-capric acid

a 10-carbon fatty acid that occurs in butter. Called also decanoic acid.