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Definition of: fatty acid

Chem.
A derivative of the paraffin series formed by oxidizing one of the monatomic alcohols. The physical characteristics of the higher complex fatty acids, as palmitic and stearic acids, give the name to the group.

Most often used phrases:

essential fatty acid
free fatty acid
polyunsaturated fatty acid
saturated fatty acid
unsaturated fatty acid
chain fatty acid
fatty acid metabolism
fatty acid synthesis
long chain fatty acid
fatty acid oxidation
trans fatty acid
omega fatty acid
short chain fatty acid
fatty acid biosynthesis
fatty acid synthase

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