phosphatidic acid

noun

Medical Definition of phosphatidic acid

: any of several acids (RCOO)2C3H5OPO3H2 that are formed from phosphatides by partial hydrolysis and that yield on hydrolysis two fatty-acid molecules RCOOH and one molecule each of glycerol and phosphoric acid

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“Phosphatidic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phosphatidic%20acid. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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