parinaric acid


par·​i·​nar·​ic acid
: a crystalline highly unsaturated fatty acid CH3CH2(CH=CH)4(CH2)7COOH obtained especially from seed fats of trees of the genus Parinarium

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary parinar- (from New Latin Parinarium) + -ic

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“Parinaric acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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