octadecadienoic acid

noun

oc·​ta·​dec·​a·​di·​e·​no·​ic acid ˌäk-tə-ˌdek-ə-ˌdī-ə-ˌnō-ik- How to pronounce octadecadienoic acid (audio)
: any of several unsaturated fatty acids C18H32O2 some of which (as linoleic acid) occur in fats and oils

Dictionary Entries Near octadecadienoic acid

Cite this Entry

“Octadecadienoic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/octadecadienoic%20acid. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!