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Meaning of capric acid

cap'ric ac'id

Pronunciation: (kap'rik), [key]
  1. a white crystalline organic acid with an unpleasant odor, CHO, found as a glyceride in goat fat: the esters are used in perfumes and flavors. Also called
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