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ric'inole'ic ac'id



Chem.
a colorless to yellow, viscous, liquid, water-insoluble, unsaturated hydroxyl acid, C18H34O3, occurring in castor oil in the form of the glyceride: used chiefly in soaps and textile finishing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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