[n] - a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils
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An essential fatty acid(9, 12, octadecadienoic acid); occurs as a glyceride component in many fats and oils.
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An essential fatty acid (9, 12, octadecadienoic acid), occurs as a glyceride component in many fats and oils. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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linolic acid noun a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils; a fatty acid essential for nutrition; used to make soap
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(lin″o-le´ik) a polyunsaturatedessential fatty acid found in many vegetable oils; in the body it is used in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins and cell membranes.
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(from the article `fat`) Many animals require some fat containing one or more of the essential fatty acids (linoleic, arachidonic, and to a limited extent linolenic) to ... ...fatty acids and glycerides to higher-melting saturated products. The process consists of the addition of hydrogen in the pre...
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linoleic acid A colorless liquid, essential to human nutrition, found in linseed and other natural oils and used in making soaps, emulsifiers, and quick-drying oils.
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Linoleic acid (LA) is an unsaturated n-6 fatty acid. It is a colorless liquid at room temperature. In physiological literature, it has a lipid number of 18:2(n-6). Chemically, linoleic acid is a carboxylic acid with an 18-carbon chain and two cis double bonds; the first double bond is located at th...
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Linoleic acid is a polyunsaturated fatty acid present as a glycerol ester in drying oils such as linseed oil and poppy oil. It is a yellow oil which oxidises to a tough varnish on exposure to the air, and is essentiual in the human diet.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lin′ō-lē′ik as′id Definitions: 1. a doubly unsaturated 18-carbon fatty acid, occurring widely in plant glycerides, that is essential in nutrition in mammals. Synonyms: linolic acid
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An essential fatty acid acquired from vegetable sources; important in the biosynthesis of cell membranes.
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