tristearin

noun
tri·​stea·​rin | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈstē-ə-rən How to pronounce tristearin (audio) , -ˈstir-ən How to pronounce tristearin (audio) \

Definition of tristearin

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

First Known Use of tristearin

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Tristearin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tristearin. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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tristearin

noun
tri·​stea·​rin | \ (ˈ)trī-ˈstē-ə-rən How to pronounce tristearin (audio) , -ˈsti(ə)r-ən How to pronounce tristearin (audio) \

Medical Definition of tristearin

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

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