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fatty acidnoun [C]

uk   us  
any of a ​group of ​chemicals, most of which are ​involved in the way ​cellsoperate in the ​body
(Definition of fatty acid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fatty acidnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfæt̬·i ˈæs·ɪd/
biology, chemistry any of a ​largegroup of ​acids, ​especially those ​found in ​fats and ​oils
(Definition of fatty acid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 脂肪酸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脂肪酸…
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