eleostearic acid

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Noun1.eleostearic acid - a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid
unsaturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain can absorb additional hydrogen atoms
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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.
Due to the presence of eleostearic acid, mongongo nut oil forms a film over the hair fiber, protecting it from environmental aggressions.