propionic acid[prō′pē än′ik]
propionic acid definition by Webster's New World
Origin: pro(to)- plush Classical Greek piōn, fat (for Indo-European base see fat) plush -ic
propionic acid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Greek pro-, first; see pro-2 + Greek pīōn, fat (from the fact that it is first in order among the fatty acids); see peiə- in Indo-European roots + -ic.
propionic acid - Medical Definition
propionic acid - Science Definition