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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.
Translations of “amino acid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 氨基酸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氨基酸,胺酸…
(Definition of amino acid from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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