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pal·mit·ic acid

n :  a waxy crystalline saturated fatty acid C16H32O2 occurring free or in the form of esters (as glycerides) in most fats and fatty oils and in several essential oils and waxes - called also hexadecanoic acid  .
 
   

 
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