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  • adjective organic chemistry The major trans fat found in hydrogenated vegetable oils, also occurring in small amounts in caprine and bovine milk.

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  • noun a monounsaturated fatty acid that has the same structure as oleic acid except that it is a trans fatty acid; the major trans fatty acid in margarine and fried foods

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See elaine oleic acid.

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