The univalent radical derived from stearic acid by loss of the hydroxy group(noun)
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Use "stearoyl" in a sentence
"The pickles and peppers have yellow 5 and polysorbate 80, the bread has ten different additives including dough conditioners, DATEM, and sodium stearoyl lactylate, and the turkey contains ten additives as well."
"Cocoabutter, coconut milk, calcium lactate, calcium stearoyl lactylate, oleoresein, cream of tartar, sodium stearoyl lactylate, and lactic acid (although lactic acid starter culture may contain milk)."
"Alisa Fleming at GoDairyFree. org lists lactylate and sodium stearoyl lactylate under "Surprisingly Dairy Free Ingredients.""