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Noun: linolic acid  lu'now-lik 'a-sid
  1. A liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fats and oils; a fatty acid essential for nutrition; used to make soap
    - linoleic acid

Derived forms: linolic acids

Type of: polyunsaturated fatty acid

Part of: corn oil, flaxseed oil, linseed oil, soyabean oil, soybean oil

Encyclopedia: Linolic acid