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propionic acid

 [pro″pe-on´ik]
a fatty acid found in chyme and sweat, and one of the products of bacterial fermentation of wood pulp waste; its salts (calcium propionate and sodium propionate) are antifungal agents and inhibitors of mold on foods.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pro·pi·on·ic ac·id

(prō'pē-on'ik as'id), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation proprionic.
Methylacetic acid; ethylformic acid; found in sweat; elevated in cases of ketotic hyperglycinemia and in cases of biotin deficiency.
Synonym(s): propanoic acid
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pro·pi·on·ic ac·id

(prō'pē-on'ik as'id)
Methylacetic acid; ethylformic acid; found in sweat.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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