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Definition of "palmitic" [pal•mit•ic]

  • Of, pertaining to, or derived from palmitic acid (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "palmitic" in a sentence
  • "The fully engorged adipocytes begin to die and leak their contents into the bloodstream, including saturated fatty acids such as palmitic acid."
  • "The Ivy Leaguers used aluminum salts of naphthenic and palmitic acids to produce a thickening agent for gasoline."
  • "Why do all these anti-saturated fat people rail against palmitic acid and encourage people to overeat on carbs when those carbs are converted to palmitic acid?"