propionic acid[prō′pē än′ik]
Origin: pro(to)- plush Glassical Greek piōn, fat (for Indo-European base see fat) plush -ic
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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.
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