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unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics 2-methylpropenoic acid , methacrylic acid
RNA molecules present in the cell (in at least 20 varieties, each variety capable of combining with a specific amino acid) that attach the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according to directio acceptor RNA , soluble RNA , transfer RNA , tRNA
tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries acerola , barbados cherry , Malpighia glabra , Surinam cherry , West Indian cherry
acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C acerola , barbados cherry , surinam cherry , West Indian cherry
colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs acetaldehyde , ethanal
colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds acetamide , ethanamide
fabric or plastic made from cellulose and the chief acid of vinegar acetate
salt or ester of acetic acid acetate , ethanoate
any of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together acetin
unstable acid found in abnormal amounts in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism (as diabetes mellitus or starvation) acetoacetic acid
ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders acetone body , ketone body
dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug) acetum
organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-) acetyl , acetyl group , acetyl radical , ethanoyl group , ethanoyl radical
acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer and Empirin) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets acetylsalicylic acid , aspirin , Bayer , Empirin , St. Joseph
abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice; often associated with severe anemias and cancer of the stomach achlorhydria
organic compounds that react with water to form an acid acid anhydrides , acyl anhydrides
hydrogen atom in an acid that forms a positive ion when the acid dissociates acid hydrogen , acidic hydrogen
liquid precipitation containing acid and causing environmental problems acid rain
(chemistry) the amount of free acid present in fat as measured by the milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize it acid value
street name for lysergic acid diethylamide acid , back breaker , battery-acid , dose , dot , Elvis , loony toons , Lucy in the sky with diamonds , pane , superman , window pane , Zen
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