stearic acid


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stearic acid

 [ste-ar´ik]
a saturated fatty acid from animal and vegetable fats, used as a tablet and capsule lubricant and as an emulsifying and solubilizing agent.

ste·ar·ic ac·id

(stē'ă-rik as'id),
A saturated 18-carbon fatty acid, one of the most abundant found in animal lipids; used in pharmaceutical preparations, ointments, soaps, and suppositories.

stearic acid

n.
A colorless, odorless, waxlike, saturated fatty acid, C18H36O2, occurring in natural animal and vegetable fats and used in making soaps, candles, lubricants, and other products.

ste·ar·ic ac·id

(stē'ă-rik as'id)
One of the most abundant acids found in animal lipids; used in pharmaceutical preparations, ointments, soaps, and suppositories.

stearic acid

a saturated fatty acid having 18 carbon atoms, which occurs in animal fat.
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The both treatments performed separately with acid or stearic acid, are efficient and favor the dispersion since the highest viscosity is obtained for the compounds based on acid or stearic acid treated graphite.
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This could be due to formation of hydrogen bonds between the carboxyl group of the stearic acid and the OH of the adjacently located molecules (Scheme 1) [18].
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