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Fatty Acid
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Definition of Fatty Acid
Monobasic, aliphatic acids with varying chain lengths between 6 and 30. Fatty acids are a major constituent in all fats and can be either saturated, monounsaturated, or polyunsaturated. Saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids are synthesized by the body, whereas polyunsaturated fatty acids are not and must be obtained in the diet. (NCI)

Fatty Acid is from the group

Lipid

Other Names for Fatty Acid

Fatty Acid
Fatty Acids
fatty acids

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