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octadecenoic acid

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noun oc·ta·dec·e·no·ic acid \-ˌdes-ə-ˌnō-ik-\

Medical Definition of octadecenoic acid

  1. :  any of several unsaturated fatty acids C18H34O2 of which some (as oleic acid and vaccenic acid) occur in fats and oils




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