Meaning of linoleic acid

lin'ole'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (lu-nō'lik). [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. an unsaturated fatty acid, CHO, occurring as a glyceride in drying oils, as in linseed oil.
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