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Meaning of LINOLEIC ACID

Pronunciation:  `lin'leeik 'asid

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils; a fatty acid essential for nutrition; used to make soap
 
 Synonyms: linolic acid
 
 See Also: corn oil, flaxseed oil, linseed oil, polyunsaturated fatty acid, soyabean oil, soybean oil

 

 

 

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