- Chemistry. an ester or a salt of oleic acid.
- Pharmacology. a preparation, as an ointment, composed of medicated oleic acid.
- any salt or ester of oleic acid, containing the ion C 17 H 33 COO – or the group C 17 H 33 COO-: common components of natural fats
- A salt or ester of oleic acid.
- A pharmacopeial preparation consisting of a combination or solution of an alkaloid or metallic base in oleic acid.