Definition of Undecylenic acid

1. Noun. An acid that is a component of perspiration.

Generic synonyms: Acid



Definition of Undecylenic acid

1. Noun. (fatty acid pharmaceutical drug) An organic unsaturated fatty acid derived from natural castor oil (ricinoleic acid). It has fungicidal properties and is used in the treatment of skin disorders, nail fungus etc. ¹

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Medical Definition of Undecylenic acid

1. CH2CH(CH2)8COOH;an acid present in small amounts in sweat; used with its zinc salt in ointments, or as a powder in the treatment of fungus diseases of the skin, psoriasis, and certain other cutaneous affections. Synonym: undecenoic acid. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Undecylenic Acid

undecomposable
undecomposed
undecorated
undecorative
undecoylium chloride
undecoylium chloride-iodine
undecreasing
undecreed
undecremented
undecryptable
undecrypted
undecyl
undecylenate
undecylenates
undecylenic
undecylenic acid (current term)
undecylic
undecylic acid
undedicated
undeducible
undee
undeeded
undefaced
undefatigable
undefeasible
undefeatability
undefeatable
undefeatableness
undefeatables
undefeated

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