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palmitate

[pal-mi-teyt, pahl-, pah-mi-] /ˈpæl mɪˌteɪt, ˈpɑl-, ˈpɑ mɪ-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt or ester of palmitic acid.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; palmit(ic acid) + -ate2
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Examples for palmitate
  • In some countries, chloramphenicol is sold as chloramphenicol palmitate ester.
British Dictionary definitions for palmitate

palmitate

/ˈpælmɪˌteɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of palmitic acid
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palmitate in Science
palmitate
  (pāl'mĭ-tāt', päl'-, pä'mĭ-)   
A salt or ester of palmitic acid, containing the group C16H31O2.
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