stearoptene

noun
stea·​rop·​tene | \ˌstē-ə-ˈräp-ˌtēn, sti-ˈräp- \

Medical Definition of stearoptene 

: the portion of a natural essential oil that separates as a solid on cooling or long standing — compare eleoptene

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