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triacylglycerol tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol (trī-ās'əl-glĭs'ə-rôl', -rōl')
A naturally occurring ester of three fatty acids and glycerol that is the chief constituent of fats and oils. Also called triglyceride.

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