octadecenoic acid


oc·​ta·​dec·​e·​no·​ic acid -ˌdes-ə-ˌnō-ik- How to pronounce octadecenoic acid (audio)
: any of several unsaturated fatty acids C18H34O2 of which some (as oleic acid and vaccenic acid) occur in fats and oils

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“Octadecenoic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/octadecenoic%20acid. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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