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arachidonic acid


arachidonic acid

noun ar·a·chi·don·ic acid \ˌar-ə-kə-ˌdän-ik-\

Definition of ARACHIDONIC ACID

:  a liquid unsaturated fatty acid C20H32O2 that occurs in most animal fats, is a precursor of prostaglandins, and is considered essential in animal nutrition
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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