caprylic acid

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ca·pryl·ic acid

 (kə-prĭl′ĭk, kă-)
A liquid fatty acid, C8H16O2, found in coconut oil and other fats and oils and having a rancid taste. It is used in the manufacture of dyes, perfumes, and fungicides. Also called octanoic acid.

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ca•pryl′ic ac′id

(kəˈprɪl ɪk)
a colorless, oily liquid, C8H16O2, with an unpleasant odor, used in perfumes and dyes.
[1835–45; capr(ic acid) + -yl + -ic]
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Noun1.caprylic acid - a fatty acid having a rancid taste; found in butter and other fats and oils
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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Caprylic Acid Market: Widespread use of caprylic acid in personal care, and pharmaceutical industry coupled with the growth of these end-use industries is expected to drive growth.
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Coconut oil also has many important nutrients that prevent further infection, repair and nourish the skin, and help decrease flaking and itching-these nutrients include vitamin E, vitamin K, capric acid, caprylic acid, and lauric acid.
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