lignoceric acid

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lignoceric acid

 [lig″no-ser´ik]
a saturated fatty acid found in wood tar, various cerebrosides, and in small amounts in most natural fats.
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lig·no·cer·ic ac·id

(lig'nō-ser'ik as'id, -sēr'ik),
An acid present in one type of sphingolipid and in small amounts in triacylglycerols.
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