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Medical Term:

behenic acid

Pronunciation: bĕ-hen′ik as′id

Definition

A constituent of most fats and fish oils; large amounts are found in jamba, mustard seed, rapeseed oils, and cerebrosides.

Synonym(s): N-docosanoic acid

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