nordihydroguaiaretic acid


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nordihydroguaiaretic acid

[¦nȯr·dī¦hī·drō¦gwī·ə¦red·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C18H22O4 A crystalline compound with a melting point of 184-185°C; soluble in alcohols, ether, acetone, glycerol, and propyleneglycol; used as an antioxidant in fats and oils. Abbreviated NDGA.
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