erucic acid
noun Etymology: New Latin Eruca, genus of herbs, from Latin, colewort Date: 1869 a crystalline fatty acid C22H42O2 found in the form of glycerides especially in rapeseed oil

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  • Erucic acid — Chembox new ImageFile=Erucic acid.png ImageSize=300px IUPACName=( Z ) Docos 13 enoic acid OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=112 86 7 PubChem=5281116 SMILES=CCCCCCCCC=CCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)O Section2= Chembox Properties Formula=C22H42O2… …   Wikipedia

  • erucic acid — A 22 carbon unsaturated fatty acid present in the seeds of nasturtium (Indian cress) and of several Cruciferae species (rape, mustard, and wallflower); thought to be toxic to cardiac muscle. * * * eru·cic acid i .rü sik …   Medical dictionary

  • erucic acid — noun A long chain unsaturated fatty acid, CH(CH)CH=CH(CH)COOH, found in rapeseed and mustard seed oils; the cis isomer is e …   Wiktionary

  • erucic acid — eruko rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₈CH=CH(CH₂)₁₁COOH atitikmenys: angl. erucic acid rus. эруковая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – (Z) 13 dokozeno rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • erucic acid — ə̇ˈrüsik noun Etymology: erucic International Scientific Vocabulary eruc (from New Latin Eruca) + ic : a crystalline fatty acid C8H17CH = CH(CH2)11COOH found in the form of glycerides especially in oils from the seeds of cruciferous plants (as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • erucic acid — [ɪ ru:sɪk] noun Chemistry a fatty acid present in mustard and rape seeds. Origin C19: erucic from L. eruca rocket (denoting the plant) + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • erucic acid — (= (Z) docos 13 enoic acid) Trivial name for 22:1 fatty acid. Found in rape seed (canola) oil …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • erucic acid — /i rooh sik/, Chem. a solid fatty acid, a homologue of oleic acid, derived from oils of mustard seed and rapeseed. [1865 70; < NL Eruc(a) the rocket genus (L eruca; cf. ROCKET2) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • erucic acid — e•ru′cic ac′id [[t]ɪˈru sɪk[/t]] n. chem. a solid fatty acid, a homologue of oleic acid, derived from oils of mustard seed and rapeseed • Etymology: 1865–70; < NL Eruc(a) the rocket genus (L ērūca; cf. rocket II) + ic …   From formal English to slang

  • erucic acid — /əˌrusɪk ˈæsəd/ (say uh.roohsik asuhd) noun a solid fatty acid derived from oils of mustard seed and rapeseed. {New Latin Eruc(a) the rocket2 genus + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

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