palmitoleic acid

palmitoleic acid

[pal-mi-tl-ee-ik, pal-, pahl-, pahl-, pah-mi-, pah-]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, unsaturated fatty acid, C 1 6 H 3 0 O 2 , occurring in oils and fats of plants and animals.
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palmitoleic acid pal·mi·to·le·ic acid (pāl'mĭ-tō-lē'ĭk, päl'-, pä'-)
n.
An unsaturated fatty acid that is a common constituent of the glycerides of human adipose tissue.

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