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.

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.

lignoceric acid

/lig·no·cer·ic ac·id/ (lig″no-sēr´ik) a saturated 24-carbon fatty acid occurring in sphingomyelin and as a minor constituent of many plant fats.

lignoceric acid

a saturated fatty acid found in wood tar, various cerebrosides, and in small amounts in most natural fats.