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) \

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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“Octadecadienoic acid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/octadecadienoic%20acid. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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