tristearin

noun

: a crystallizable triglyceride C57H110O6 of stearic acid found especially in hard fats

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tristearin was circa 1856

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“Tristearin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tristearin. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

tristearin

noun
: the crystallizable triglyceride C57H110O6 of stearic acid that is found especially in hard fats
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