Meaning of palmitin

pal•mi•tin

Pronunciation: (pal'mi-tin, päl'-, pä'mi-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, CHO, prepared from glycerol and palmitic acid: used in the manufacture of soap. Also called
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