coenzyme A

noun

Definition of coenzyme A 

: a coenzyme C21H36N7O16P3S that occurs in all living cells and is essential to the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and some amino acids — compare acetyl coenzyme a

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1947, in the meaning defined above

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coenzyme A

noun

Medical Definition of coenzyme A 

: a coenzyme C21H36N7O16P3S that occurs in all living cells and is essential to the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and some amino acids

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