elaidic acid

noun

el·​a·​id·​ic acid ˌel-ə-ˌid-ik- How to pronounce elaidic acid (audio)
: a white crystalline unsaturated acid C17H33COOH obtained from oleic acid by isomerization

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“Elaidic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/elaidic%20acid. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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