triolein

[trahy-oh-lee-in]
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noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. trio sonata,
  2. triode,
  3. trioecious,
  4. trioeciously,
  5. triol,
  6. triolet,
  7. triose,
  8. triosephosphate isomerase,
  9. trioxide,
  10. trip

Origin of triolein

First recorded in 1850–55; tri- + olein

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British Dictionary definitions for triolein

triolein

noun

a naturally occurring glyceride of oleic acid, found in fats and oils. Formula: (C 17 H 33 COO) 3 C 3 H 5Also called: olein
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