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heptanal

Pronunciation: hep'ta-nal

Definition: A constituent of many artificial essences (flavors) obtained from the ricinoleic acid of castor oil by chemical means; used in the manufacture of ethyl oenanthate.

Synonym(s): enanthal, oenanthal

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