octanoic acid

octanoic acid
Capric Cap"ric, a. [L. caper goat.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to capric acid or its derivatives. [1913 Webster]

{Capric acid} (also called {decanoic acid}), {C9H19.CO.OH}, {Caprylic acid} (also called {octanoic acid}), {C7H15.CO2.H}, and {Caproic acid} (also called {hexanoic acid}), {C5H11.CO2.H}, are fatty acids occurring in small quantities in butter, cocoanut oil, etc., united with glycerin; they are colorless oils, or white crystalline solids, of an unpleasant odor like that of goats or sweat. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • octanoic acid — [äk΄tə nō′ik] n. CAPRYLIC ACID …   English World dictionary

  • octanoic acid — oktano rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₇COOH atitikmenys: angl. caprylic acid; octanoic acid rus. каприловая кислота; октановая кислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • octanoic acid — |äktə|nōik noun Etymology: octanoic International Scientific Vocabulary octane + oic : caprylic acid used in the nomenclature adopted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry * * * /ok teuh noh ik, ok /, Chem. See caprylic acid.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • octanoic acid — SYN: caprylic acid. * * * oc·ta·no·ic acid .äk tə .nō ik n CAPRYLIC ACID * * * oc·ta·no·ic ac·id (ok″tə noґik) systematic name for caprylic acid. See also table accompanying fatty acid …   Medical dictionary

  • octanoic acid — /ok teuh noh ik, ok /, Chem. See caprylic acid. [1905 10; OCTANE + oic denoting an organic acid containing a carboxyl group, appar. after CAPROIC ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • octanoic acid — noun caprylic acid …   Wiktionary

  • octanoic — adjective Of or pertaining to octanoic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • Caprylic acid — Caprylic acid …   Wikipedia

  • caprylic acid — A fatty acid found among the hydrolysis products of fat in butter, coconut oil, and other substances. SYN: octanoic acid. * * * ca·pryl·ic acid kə .pril ik n a fatty acid C8H16O2 of rancid odor occurring in fats and oils and used in perfumes… …   Medical dictionary

  • Perfluorooctanoic acid — IUPAC name pentadecafluorooctanoic acid …   Wikipedia

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