Palmitic vs Palmitin - What's the difference?

palmitic | palmitin |


As an adjective palmitic

is (organic chemistry) of, pertaining to, or derived from palmitic acid.

As a noun palmitin is

(organic compound) a solid crystallizable fat, found in animal and vegetable tissues, that is a glyceride of palmitic acid, three molecules of palmitic acid being united to one molecule of glyceryl.

palmitic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (organic chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or derived from palmitic acid
  • palmitin

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (organic compound) A solid crystallizable fat, found in animal and vegetable tissues, that is a glyceride of palmitic acid, three molecules of palmitic acid being united to one molecule of glyceryl.
  • Synonyms

    * tripalmitin * glyceryl tripalmitate (Webster 1913)