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Definitions for ricinoleic acid
ˈrɪs ə noʊˈli ɪk, -ˈnoʊ li ɪk, ˌrɪs-ri·ci·nole·ic acid

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  1. ricinoleic acidnoun

    an oily fatty acid found in castor oil and used in soap

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  1. ricinoleic acidnoun

    An organic acid (C18H34O3) obtained from the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi) and other species of the family Euphorbiaceae; chemicaly it is d-12-hydroxyoleic acid (CH3(CH2)5.CH(OH).CH2.CH=CH.(CH2)7COOH). Formerly called palmic acid.

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  1. ricinoleic acidnoun

    An unsaturated fatty acid, 12-hydroxy-oleic acid, present in castor oil; used in textile finishing, ink and soap.

Wikipedia

  1. Ricinoleic acid

    Ricinoleic acid, formally called 12-hydroxy-9-cis-octadecenoic acid is a fatty acid. It is an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid and a hydroxy acid. It is a major component of the seed oil obtained from castor plant (Ricinus communis L., Euphorbiaceae) seeds and is also found in the sclerotium of ergot (Claviceps purpurea Tul., Clavicipitaceae). About 90% of the fatty acid content in castor oil is the triglyceride formed from ricinoleic acid.

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  1. ricinoleic acid

    Ricinoleic acid is a monocarboxylic unsaturated fatty acid obtained from the castor oil of Ricinus communis plants and other sources. It is an 18-carbon chain fatty acid that features a hydroxyl functional group on the twelfth carbon, a very uncommon property for a biological fatty acid. It is also known as 12-hydroxy-9-cis-octadecenoic acid, and is used in formulating various soaps, waxes, lubricants, and other products.

Wikidata

  1. Ricinoleic acid

    Ricinoleic acid, formally called 12-hydroxy-9-cis-octadecenoic acid is a fatty acid. It is an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid. It is a major component of the seed oil obtained mature Castor plant seeds or in sclerotium of ergot. About 90% of the fatty acid content in castor oil is the triglyceride formed from ricinoleic acid.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ricinoleic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ricinoleic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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