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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This mortality in mosquitoes was due to the presence of oleic acid and linolic acid (Abdul and Venkatesan, 2008).
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Volatile organic compound and conjugated diene hydroperoxides initiated from linolic acid oxidation were used in this procedure in determining the [beta]-carotene antioxidant capacity.