elaidic acid definition

  • adjective:
    • The major trans fat found in hydrogenated veggie oils, also happening in a small amount in caprine and bovine milk.
    • a fatty acid isomeric with oleic acid, and obtained from it by the activity of nitrous acid.
    • The major trans fat within hydrogenated vegetable natural oils, also occurring in smaller amounts in caprine and bovine milk.
    • a fatty acid isomeric with oleic acid, and received as a result by the activity of nitrous acid.
    • the main trans fat present in hydrogenated vegetable oils, also happening in a small amount in caprine and bovine milk.
    • a fatty acid isomeric with oleic acid, and obtained as a result by the action of nitrous acid.
  • noun:
    • a monounsaturated fatty acid that has the same framework as oleic acid except it is a trans fatty acid; the major trans fatty acid in margarine and deep-fried foods
    • a monounsaturated fatty acid that has the exact same framework as oleic acid except it is a trans fatty acid; the major trans fatty acid in margarine and deep-fried meals
    • a monounsaturated fatty acid that has the exact same framework as oleic acid except it is a trans fatty acid; the main trans fatty acid in margarine and deep-fried meals

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