cetoleic acid

cetoleic acid
The unsaturated fatty acid cis-docos-11-enoic acid found in many species of fish

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  • cetoleic acid — |sēd.+... noun Etymology: cet + oleic : a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid C21H41COOH occurring in the form of esters in many fish oils (as those from sharks livers) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cetoleic — adjective Of or pertaining to cetoleic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • fatty acid — noun Any of a class of aliphatic carboxylic acids, of general formula CHCOOH, that occur combined with glycerol as animal or vegetable oils and fats. Only those with an even number of carbon atoms are normally found in …   Wiktionary

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