phos·​pha·​ti·​dyl·​cho·​line | \ ˌfäs-fə-ˌtī-dᵊl-ˈkō-ˌlēn How to pronounce phosphatidylcholine (audio) , (ˌ)fäs-ˌfa-tə-dᵊl- \

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Recent Examples on the Web The natural protein occurring super nutrient, lecithin, contains phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylserine which supports both brain function and cellular health. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "The Benefits Of Protein Powder and 5 Protein Powders That Are Worth Trying," 26 Sep. 2019 Kurzweil gets phosphatidylcholine intravenously, on the theory that this will rejuvenate all his body's tissues. Gary Wolf, WIRED, "Futurist Ray Kurzweil Pulls Out All the Stops (and Pills) to Live to Witness the Singularity," 24 Mar. 2008

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Phosphatidylcholine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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phos·​pha·​ti·​dyl·​cho·​line | \ ˌfäs-fə-ˌtīd-ᵊl-ˈkō-ˌlēn, (ˌ)fäs-ˌfat-əd-ᵊl- How to pronounce phosphatidylcholine (audio) \

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