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[pal-mi-tl-ee-ik, pal-, pahl-, pahl-, pah-mi-, pah-] /ˈpæl mɪ tlˈi ɪk, ˌpæl-, ˈpɑl-, ˌpɑl-, ˈpɑ mɪ-, ˌpɑ-/

noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, unsaturated fatty acid, C 1 6 H 3 0 O 2 , occurring in oils and fats of plants and animals.

palmitoleic acid pal·mi·to·le·ic acid (pāl’mĭ-tō-lē’ĭk, päl’-, pä’-)
An unsaturated fatty acid that is a common constituent of the glycerides of human adipose tissue.


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