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palmitic acid

 [pal-mit´ik]
a saturated fatty acid from animal and vegetable fats.

pal·mit·ic ac·id

(pal-mit'ik as'id),
A common 16-carbon saturated fatty acid occurring in palm oil and olive oil as well as many other fats and waxes; the end product of mammalian fatty acid synthase; CH3(CH2)14COOH.
Synonym(s): hexadecanoic acid

palmitic acid

/pal·mit·ic ac·id/ (pal-mit´ik) a 16-carbon saturated fatty acid found in most fats and oils, particularly associated with stearic acid; one of the most prevalent saturated fatty acids in body lipids.

pal·mit·ic ac·id

(pal-mit'ik as'id)
A common saturated fatty acid in palm oil and olive oil.

palmitic acid

a 16-carbon saturated fatty acid from animal and 16-carbon vegetable fats.
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