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A synthetic crystalline fatty acid, C17H34O2.
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(Elements & Compounds) another name for heptadecanoic acid
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|Noun||1.||margaric acid - a colorless crystalline synthetic fatty acid|
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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