saturated fatty acid

saturated fatty acid
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  • saturated fatty acid — noun a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats • Hypernyms: ↑fatty acid • Hyponyms: ↑margaric acid, ↑heptadecanoic acid, ↑butyric acid, ↑butanoic acid, ↑capric acid, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fatty acid — n. any of a class of lipids consisting of various saturated or unsaturated, monobasic organic acids, generally R·COOH, usually in a straight chain: they occur naturally in the form of glycerol esters in animal or vegetable fats and oils …   English World dictionary

  • unsaturated fatty acid — noun A fatty acid, such as oleic acid, that contains one carbon to carbon double bond. See Also: unsaturated fat, saturated fatty acid, polyunsaturated fatty acid …   Wiktionary

  • polyunsaturated fatty acid — noun a fatty acid, such as arachidonic acid, that contains two or more carbon to carbon double bonds See Also: polyunsaturated fat, saturated fatty acid, unsaturated fatty acid …   Wiktionary

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  • Fatty acid — One of many molecules that are long chains of lipid carboxylic acid found in fats and oils and in cell membranes as a component of phospholipids and glycolipids. (Carboxylic acid is an organic acid containing the functional group COOH.) Fatty… …   Medical dictionary

  • fatty acid — Biochem. any of a class of aliphatic acids, esp. palmitic, stearic, or oleic acid, consisting of a long hydrocarbon chain ending in a carboxyl group that bonds to glycerol to form a fat. [1860 65] * * * Organic compound that is an important… …   Universalium

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