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Medical Term:

pelargonic acid

Pronunciation: pel'ar-gon'ik as'id

Definition: Substance used in the manufacture of lacquers and plastics; produced in the oxidative cleavage of oleic acid.

Synonym(s): n-nonanoic acid

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