azelaic acid

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azelaic acid

[¦az·ə¦lā·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
HOOC(CH2)7CCOH Colorless leaflets; melting point 106.5°C; a dicarboxylic acid useful in lacquers, alkyd salts, organic synthesis, and formation of polyamides.
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