hexadecanoic acid

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hex·a·dec·a·no·ic acid -.dek-ə-'nō-ik- n PALMITIC ACID

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hexa·dec·a·no·ic ac·id (hek″sə-dek″ə-noґik) systematic name for palmitic acid; see table at fatty acid.

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  • hexadecanoic acid — noun a saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products • Syn: ↑palmitic acid • Hypernyms: ↑saturated fatty acid • Substance Holonyms: ↑meat, ↑dairy product * * * |heksə|dekə|nōik …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexadecanoic acid — /hek seuh dek euh noh ik, hek seuh /. See palmitic acid. [1900 05; HEXA + DEC(A) + ANE + O + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexadecanoic acid — noun Palmitic acid …   Wiktionary

  • hexadecanoic acid — saturated fatty acid that appears in oils and fats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hexadecanoic — adjective Of or pertaining to hexadecanoic acid or its derivatives Syn: palmitic …   Wiktionary

  • Palmitic acid — Chembox new Reference= [ Merck Index , 12th Edition, 7128.] ImageFile=Palmitic acid structure.png ImageSize=350px IUPACName=hexadecanoic acid Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=57 10 3 PubChem=985 SMILES=CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)O Section2= Chembox… …   Wikipedia

  • palmitic acid — A common 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. SYN: hexadecanoic acid. * * * pal·mit·ic acid (.)pal .mit ik , (.)pä(l) n a waxy crystalline …   Medical dictionary

  • Carboxylic acid — Structure of a carboxylic acid Carboxylate ion …   Wikipedia

  • saturated fatty acid — noun a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats • Hypernyms: ↑fatty acid • Hyponyms: ↑margaric acid, ↑heptadecanoic acid, ↑butyric acid, ↑butanoic acid, ↑capric acid, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phytanic acid — Chembox new ImageFile = Phytanic acid.png ImageSize = 250px IUPACName = ( 7R,11R ) 3,7,11,15 Tetramethylhexadecanoic acid OtherNames = phytanoic acid Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 14721 66 5 PubChem = 468706 SMILES = CC(C)CCC [C@@H]… …   Wikipedia

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