vaccenic acid

noun
vac·​cen·​ic acid | \ vak-ˌsen-ik- How to pronounce vaccenic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of vaccenic acid

: a crystalline unsaturated acid C18H34O2 that is isomeric with elaidic acid and oleic acid and that is obtained especially from animal fats

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“Vaccenic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vaccenic%20acid. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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