hexanoic acid

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hex·a·no·ic acid

 (hĕk′sə-nō′ĭk)

hexanoic acid

(ˌhɛksəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an insoluble oily carboxylic acid found in coconut and palm oils and in milk. Formula: C5H11COOH
[C20: from hexane + -oic]
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Noun1.hexanoic acid - a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats or made synthetically; smells like goats
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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Hexansäure