Definition of caproate in English:
A salt or ester of caproic acid.
- by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts - 1848 When a mixture of caproate of baryta with alcohol and oil of vitriol is heated, caproic ether soon rises to the surface.
- Weekly treatment with 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) recently was shown to reduce the rate of recurrent preterm birth in singleton gestations.
- The fatty acids employed were sodium butyrate,. sodium caproate, palmitic acid, stearic acid and linoleic acid.