stearolic acid


stea·​rolic acid
: a crystalline acid CH3(CH2)7C≡C(CH2)7COOH of the acetylene series that is isologous with stearic acid and is obtained indirectly from oleic acid

Word History


stear- + -olic

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“Stearolic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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