gondoic acid

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gondoic acid (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) The unsaturated fatty acid cis-icos-11-enoic acid (an isomer of gadoleic acid) present in fish and vegetable oils

gondoic acid might derive from 'gondolare', to undulate, move like waves; when you look at the chemical formula of the substance you notice many waves.