eleostearic acid


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to eleostearic acid: linolenic acid
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eleostearic acid - a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid
unsaturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain can absorb additional hydrogen atoms
References in periodicals archive ?
8%; 18:0), while the latter contains approximately 80% eleostearic acid, an unusual conjugated fatty acid.
abscisic acid, eleostearic acid, terephthalanilides) with tremendous therapeutic and prophylactic potential as anti-inflammatories," said Dr.
The oil is composed mostly of eleostearic acid, an unusual conjugated fatty acid that can polymerize, or harden, in the presence of oxygen.