linoleic acid definition

  • noun:
    • An unsaturated fatty acid, C17H31COOH, considered important to the human being diet, which an essential element of drying out oils, including linseed oil.
    • an polyunsaturated fatty acid, having 18 carbon atoms as well as 2 dual bonds, needed for individual nutrition; it's present linseed, sunflower also veggie natural oils
    • a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid loaded in plant fats and oils; a fatty acid necessary for nourishment; familiar with make soap

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