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Medical Definition of CLA

  1. 1certified laboratory assistant

  2. 2conjugated linoleic acid Conjugated linoleic acid, also known as CLA, is a type of fat found in beef and dairy products. Although research shows that consuming CLA supplements reduces body fat and increases muscle mass in mice and other animals … they haven't been proven to work any better than placebo pills in the majority of human studies …—Suzanne Schlosberg, Shape, February 2007

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