Meaning of nordihydroguaiaretic acid in English:

nordihydroguaiaretic acid

Pronunciation /nɔːˌdʌɪhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ɡwʌɪərɛtɪk ˈasɪd/

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline phenol, C₁₈ H₁₈ (OH)₄, which is used as an antioxidant for oils and fats.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Oil & Soap. From nor- + dihydro- + guaiaretic + acid.