linoleic acid

linoleic acid (uncountable)

  1. an polyunsaturated fatty acid, having 18 carbon atoms and two double bonds, essential for human nutrition; it is found in linseed, sunflower and other vegetable oils
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • German: Linolsäure
  • Italian: acido linoleico
  • Russian: лино́левая кислота́
  • Spanish: ácido linoleico

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