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octadecadienoic acid

noun oc·ta·dec·a·di·e·no·ic acid \ ˌäk-tə-ˌdek-ə-ˌdī-ə-ˌnō-ik- \

medical Definition of octadecadienoic acid

:any of several unsaturated fatty acids C18H32O2 some of which (as linoleic acid) occur in fats and oils

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