plasmal

noun

plas·​mal ˈplaz-məl How to pronounce plasmal (audio)
: a substance consisting of one or more aldehydes that is of the same type as those related to palmitic acid and stearic acid and is obtained in the form of an acetal (as by treatment of a plasmalogen with alkali)

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“Plasmal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plasmal. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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