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The chemical is released when lipids in blood break down after being exposed to air.
Using a moisturizer fills in those fissures by adding lipids, the natural fats of the skin, which seal up the gaps between the skin cells, presenting a smooth, reflective surface.
Meanwhile, northern copepods richer in lipids, that young steelhead eat, were less abundant.
Elevated blood lipids can form plaque deposits on arteries, making them narrower and stiffer, which can increase blood pressure.
In recent years, a new blood test for elevated levels of a lipid called psychosine has provided more clarity to families who once faced uncertainty.
The evidence on that particular type of lipid has shifted over the past half-century.
Each drink provides 20% daily recommended nutrition including protein, carbohydrates, lipids, and micronutrients.
The first stage reduces lipids, which refract light a lot, and the second stage increases the refraction in the organs' surroundings, to better match it to the organ, allowing the light to pass cleanly through.
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Origin and Etymology of lipid
First Known Use: 1912See Words from the same year
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