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1. Of, relating to, or derived from oil.
2. Of or relating to oleic acid.


(Chemistry) of, relating to, or obtained from oil, esp a vegetable oil


(oʊˈli ɪk, ˈoʊ li ɪk)

pertaining to or derived from oleic acid.
[1810–20; < Latin ole(um) oil + -ic]
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Linear relationships between oleic (or linoleic) acid concentration and climate have been established.
high level of production and usage of sunflower oil in food industry was due to high content of oleic acids and linoleic which both of them account for about 90% of the total fatty acids [2].
Norfolk-based cold pressed rapeseed oil producer, Larchwood Foods, has launched two oils, Larchwood Foods Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil and Larchwood Foods Extra Virgin High Oleic Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil, which have been developed to meet the specific requirements of the food manufacturing sector.
Both oil products are standardized with oleic sunflower oil and allow for a more precise calculation of the final DHA concentration in finished products.
Two specific items studied were self-reported intake of olive oil and plasma oleic acid levels (an indirect indicator of olive oil intake).
1) triglyceride consists of saturated acids: saturated stearic, monounsaturated oleic and polyunsaturated linoleic.
The key is to increase the level of heart-friendly oleic acid in the soybean plant.
It contains a triglyceride containing not less than 50% of oleic acid as a fatty acid component; a cationic surface active agent; and a glycerin derivative.
2 Avocados contain oleic acid, a monounsaturated or "good" fat that helps to lower cholesterol levels.
The majority of research referred to and used as supporting evidence by the supplement concerns the application of solutions of oleic acid, which is argued to be a major constituent of olive oil.
The five major fatty acids in soybean oil are palmitic (11%), stearic (4%), oleic (25%), linoleic (52%), and linolenic (8%) (1).