[pal-mi-tl-ee-ik, pal-, pahl-, pahl-, pah-mi-, pah-]
- a colorless, unsaturated fatty acid, C16H30O2, occurring in oils and fats of plants and animals.
Origin of palmitoleic acid
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palmitoleic acid(păl′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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