undecylenic acid


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undecylenic acid

[¦ən¦des·ə¦lin·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH2·CH(CH2)8COOH A light-colored, combustible liquid with a fruity aroma; soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, and benzene, almost insoluble in water; used in medicine, perfumes, flavors, and plastics.
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