Translation of "amino acid" - English-Spanish dictionary

amino acid

noun uk /əˌmiː.nəʊ ˈæs.ɪd/ us /əˌmiː.noʊ ˈæs.ɪd/ specialized

any of the chemical substances found in plants and animals that combine to make protein (= a substance necessary for the body to grow)

aminoácido

(Translation of “amino acid” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

amino acid

noun /(British ) ˈæmənou ˈæsid, əˈmainou ˈæsid, əˈmiːnou ˈæsid ; (American) əˈmiːnou ˈæsid, ˈæmənou ˈæsid/

(chemistry) any of the substances that combine to form proteins

Amino Acido
Essential amino acids are mostly found in animal protein such as meat, fish, eggs, and dairy products.

(Translation of “amino acid” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)