Pronunciation: (kap'rō-āt"), [key] Chem.
a colorless to yellow liquid, soluble in alcohol or ether, C8H16O2, used chiefly in artificial fruit essences and organic synthesis. Also,eth'yl cap'ro•natePronunciation: (kap'rō-nāt"). [key]Also called ethyl hexoate.
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