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Meaning of hydnocarpic acid

hyd'no•car'pic ac'id

Pronunciation: (hid'nō-kär'pik, hid"-), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
  1. an acid, CHO, obtained from chaulmoogra oil, and used in the treatment of leprosy.
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