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Definition of "adipate" [adipate]

  • Any salt or ester of adipic acid (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adipate" in a sentence
  • "Di (2-ethylhexyl) adipate (DEHA) has properties that make it a useful plasticizer for materials used to store medical solutions that must be kept cold."
  • "Some of these, it appears, contain a plasticizer known as di-2-ethylhexyl adipate, or DEHA, which can leach into food, particularly food with a high fat content, such as cheese and cold cuts, and is feared by some researchers to be an “endocrine disrupter” and a health hazard."
  • "Action piperazine adipate, naphthamon Nilverm Toxascaris larvae"