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tristearin

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noun tri·stea·rin \(ˌ)trī-ˈstē-ə-rən, -ˈstir-ən\

Definition of tristearin

  1. :  a crystallizable triglyceride C57H110O6 of stearic acid found especially in hard fats



Origin and Etymology of tristearin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1856


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tristearin

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noun tri·stea·rin \(ˈ)trī-ˈstē-ə-rən, -ˈsti(ə)r-ən\

Medical Definition of tristearin

  1. :  the crystallizable triglyceride C57H110O6 of stearic acid that is found especially in hard fats




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