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  1. lauric acid, dodecanoic acidnoun

    a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil)

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  1. dodecanoic acidnoun

    Any of several isomeric aliphatic carboxylic acids having twelve carbon atoms; but especially n-dodecanoic acid (lauric acid)

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  1. dodecanoic acid

    Lauric acid, systematically dodecanoic acid, is a saturated fatty acid with a 12-carbon atom chain, thus having many properties of medium-chain fatty acids. It is a bright white, powdery solid with a faint odor of bay oil or soap. The salts and esters of lauric acid are known as laurates.

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  1. dodecanoic acid

    Dodecanoic acid, also known as lauric acid, is a saturated fatty acid with a 12-carbon atom chain. It is a white, powdery solid with a faint odor of bay oil or soap. The compound is widely used in various industries, such as cosmetics, food production, and pharmaceutical, for its antimicrobial properties. It is also naturally found in various products like coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and human breast milk. The molecular formula of dodecanoic acid is CH3(CH2)10COOH.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dodecanoic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dodecanoic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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