oleate

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ole·ate

noun \ˈō-lē-ˌāt\

Definition of OLEATE

:  a salt or ester of oleic acid

First Known Use of OLEATE

circa 1823

ole·ate

noun \ˈō-lē-ˌāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLEATE

1
: a salt or ester of oleic acid
2
: a liquid or semisolid preparation of a medicinal dissolved in an excess of oleic acid <mercury oleate> <oleate of quinine>

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