gadoleic acid


gad·​ole·​ic acid
: an unsaturated fatty acid C19H37COOH occurring in the form of glycerides in whale oil and many fish oils

Word History


New Latin Gadus + English oleic

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“Gadoleic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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