Definition of monopalmitin in English:

monopalmitin

noun

Biochemistry
  • Each of two isomeric glycerides, C₁₉H₃₈O₄, of palmitic acid that contain one palmitic acid radical.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William A. Miller (1817–1870), chemist. From mono- + palmitin.

Pronunciation

monopalmitin

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈpalmɪtɪn/