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vaccenic acid

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noun vac·cen·ic acid \vak-ˌsen-ik-\

Medical Definition of vaccenic acid

  1. :  a crystalline unsaturated acid C18H34O2 that is isomeric with elaidic acid and oleic acid and that is obtained especially from animal fats




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