hexanoic acid

hexanoic acid
a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats or made synthetically; smells like goats
Syn: ↑caproic acid
Hypernyms: ↑saturated fatty acid

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\\|heksə|nōik-\ noun
: caproic acid — used in the system of nomenclature adopted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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/hek"seuh noh"ik, hek'seuh-/.
[1925-30; HEXANE + -O- + -IC]

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  • Hexanoic acid — Chembox new ImageFile=Caproic acid acsv.svg ImageSize= IUPACName=hexanoic acid OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=142 62 1 PubChem=8892 SMILES=CCCCCC(=O)O Section2= Chembox Properties Formula=C6H12O2 MolarMass=116.15828 Appearance=… …   Wikipedia

  • hexanoic acid — Capric Cap ric, a. [L. caper goat.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to capric acid or its derivatives. [1913 Webster] {Capric acid} (also called {decanoic acid}), {C9H19.CO.OH}, {Caprylic acid} (also called {octanoic acid}), {C7H15.CO2.H}, and {Caproic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hexanoic acid — heksano rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₅COOH atitikmenys: angl. caproic acid; hexanoic acid rus. гексановая кислота; капроновая кислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hexanoic acid — hex·a·no·ic acid .hek sə .nō ik n CAPROIC ACID * * * hex·a·no·ic ac·id (hek″sə noґik) systematic name for caproic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • hexanoic acid — /hɛksənoʊɪk ˈæsəd/ (say heksuhnohik asuhd) noun the carboxylic acid derived from hexane; caproic acid …  

  • hexanoic acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hexane + oic Date: 1926 caproic acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hexanoic acid — /hek seuh noh ik, hek seuh /. See caproic acid. [1925 30; HEXANE + O + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexanoic acid — noun caproic acid …   Wiktionary

  • hexanoic acid — liquid fatty acid used in the production of pharmaceuticals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • n-hexanoic acid — SYN: n caproic acid …   Medical dictionary

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