cerotic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A fatty acid, CH3(CH2)24COOH, happening in waxes, such as beeswax or carnauba wax.
    • A long-chain saturated fatty acid, CH3(CH2)24COOH, within beeswax and carnauba wax.
    • a white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)
    • A fatty acid, CH3(CH2)24COOH, happening in waxes, such beeswax or carnauba wax.
    • A long-chain saturated fatty acid, CH3(CH2)24COOH, found in beeswax and carnauba wax.
    • a white solid fatty acid within waxes (such as for instance beeswax)

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