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acetyl-coenzyme A

[uh-seet-l-koh-en-zahym, uh-set-, as-i-tl-]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. the acetylated form of coenzyme A, formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of carbohydrates, fats, and protein in animal metabolism.
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Origin of acetyl-coenzyme A

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called a·ce·tyl-CoA [uh-seet-l-koh-ey, uh-set-, as-i-tl-] /əˈsit lˈkoʊˈeɪ, əˌsɛt-, ˈæs ɪ tl-/.
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acetyl coa in Medicine

acetyl CoA

abbr.
  1. acetyl coenzyme A
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