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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See palmitin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The triglyceride of palmitic acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See palmitin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless compound, C3H5(C16H3O2)3, contained in all fats which yield palmitic acid when hydrolyzed and pre-pared by heating glycerol with palmitic acid. It forms ill-defined crystals melting at 62° C.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a triglyceride of palmitic acid


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