branched chain

noun

Medical Definition of branched chain

: an open chain of atoms having one or more side chains

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“Branched chain.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/branched%20chain. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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