stearoptene

noun
stea·​rop·​tene | \ ˌstē-ə-ˈräp-ˌtēn, sti-ˈräp- How to pronounce stearoptene (audio) \

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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“Stearoptene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stearoptene. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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