ca•pro'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (ku-prō'ik), [key]
an oily, colorless or yellow liquid, C6H12O2, with an odor like limburger cheese, usually obtained from fatty animal tissue or coconut oil, or synthesized: used chiefly in the manufacture of flavoring agents. Also called hexanoic acid.

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