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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pal·mi·tin /ˈpælmətən, ˈpɑ, ˈpɑl, ˈpɔ, ˈpɔl-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pal·mi·tin /ˈpælmətən, ˈpɑ(l)mətən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pal·mi·tin n.  Physiol. Chem. A solid crystallizable fat, found abundantly in animals and in vegetables.  It occurs mixed with stearin and olein in the fat of animal tissues, with olein and butyrin in butter, with olein in olive oil, etc.  Chemically, it is a glyceride of palmitic acid, three molecules of palmitic acid being united to one molecule of glyceryl, and hence it is technically called tripalmitin, or glyceryl tripalmitate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an ester of glycerol and palmitic acid