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Related to ricinoleic acid: castor oil
ric·i·no·le·ic ac·id(ris'i-nō-lē'ik as'id),
An unsaturated hydroxy acid present in castor oil.
An unsaturated fatty acid, C18H34O3, prepared from castor oil and used in making soaps and in textile finishing.
C18H34O3, an unsaturated hydroxy acid making up about 80% of fatty acids in the glycerides of castor oil. It has a strong laxative action.
CAS # 141-22-0
See also: acid