ricinelaidic acid

noun
ricin·​elaidic acid | \ ¦rīsᵊn, ¦risᵊn+...- \

Definition of ricinelaidic acid

: a crystalline unsaturated hydroxy fatty acid HOC17H32COOH obtained from ricinoleic acid; the trans isomer of ricinoleic acid

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History and Etymology for ricinelaidic acid

ricinoleic + elaidic

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“Ricinelaidic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ricinelaidic%20acid. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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