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eicosanoid

eicosanoid in Medicine

eicosanoid ei·co·sa·noid (ī-kō'sə-noid')
n.
Any of the physiologically active substances derived from arachidonic acid, including the prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and thromboxanes.

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