fatty acid oxidation cycle

n.

The series of reactions by which fatty acids are metabolized by the body to produce energy.

Nearby words

  1. fractable,
  2. fractal,
  3. fracted,
  4. fraction,
  5. fractional,
  6. fractional currency,
  7. fractional distillation,
  8. fractional orbital bombardment system,
  9. fractionalize,
  10. fractionally


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