gadoleic acid

noun
gad·​ole·​ic acid | \ ¦gadə¦lēik- \

Definition of gadoleic acid

: an unsaturated fatty acid C19H37COOH occurring in the form of glycerides in whale oil and many fish oils

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History and Etymology for gadoleic acid

New Latin Gadus + English oleic

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“Gadoleic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gadoleic%20acid. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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