linolic acid

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Related to linolic acid: linolenic acid, Conjugated linoleic acid
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Noun1.linolic acid - a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils; a fatty acid essential for nutrition; used to make soap
corn oil - oil from the germs of corn grains
soyabean oil, soybean oil - oil from soya beans
polyunsaturated fatty acid - an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has more than one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in fish and corn and soybean oil and safflower oil
flaxseed oil, linseed oil - a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints
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Pigment modifying agents are hydroquinone, kojic acid, vitamin C and E, azelaic acid, ellagic acid (polyphenol), pycnogenol, fatty acids (linolic acid), niacinamide and soy.
From another perspective, the garlic oil has high linolic acid contents and thus advised in condition of heart disease and high blood pressure mostly associated with diabetes (Bagudo and Acheme, 2014).