saponifiable


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saponifiable

capable of being made into soap.
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This study of the unsaponifiable and saponifiable fractions of the petroleum ether extracts of leaves and fruits of J.
Since these do not have saponifiable backbones, they provide better corrosion resistance than the natural oil products.
Saponifiable substances are those that can be converted into soap.