elaidic acid

noun
el·​a·​id·​ic acid | \ ˌel-ə-ˌid-ik- How to pronounce elaidic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of elaidic acid

: 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 26 Jul. 2021.

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