myristic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A fatty acid, CH3(CH2)12COOH, happening in animal and vegetable fats and utilized in the make of cosmetics, soaps, perfumes, and flavorings.
    • A saturated fatty acid, CH3(CH2)12COOH, tetradecanoic acid, present in both pet and vegetable natural oils and fats; utilized in the manufacture of soap, cosmetic makeup products an such like.
    • a saturated fatty acid happening normally in pet and veggie fats

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