<chemistry> Pertaining to, or designating, a substance obtained from certain fatty substances, and subsequently shown to be a mixture of suberic and adipic acids.

Designating the acid proper (C5H10(CO2/H)2) which is obtained from camphoric acid.

Origin: Gr. Fat.

(01 Mar 1998)

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