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Meaning of pimelic acid

pi•mel'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (pu-mel'ik, -mē'lik), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a crystalline compound, CHO, soluble in alcohol and ether: used in polymers and as a plasticizer. Also called
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