fixed oils


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fixed oils

Any of the oils in plants and animals that are glyceryl esters of fatty acids. These oils serve as food reserves in animals. They are nonvolatile and contain no acid.
See also: oil
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Fixed oil of Nigella sativa and derived thymoquinone inhibit eicosanoid generation in leukocytes and membrane lipid peroxidation.
We investigated the toxicity of the fixed oil of Nigella sativa L seeds in mice and rats through determination of [LD.
Key words: Nigella sativa, fixed oil, toxicity, biochemical parameters, hematological parameters.
45 w/w volatile oil, and more than 30% fixed oil (El-Alfy et al.