all-trans

adjective
\ ˈȯl-ˌtranz How to pronounce all-trans (audio) \

Medical Definition of all-trans

: characterized by a trans arrangement of chemical groups at every double bond or ring in a molecule

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all-trans-retinoic acid

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“All-trans.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/all-trans. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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