The acids of nonaromatic hydrocarbons (e.g., acetic, propionic, butyric acids); the so-called fatty acids of... Read More
plural: fatty acids''
fatty acid, ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd
Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon... Read More
A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More
lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd
A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More
''noun, plural: aliphatics
A compound composed of carbon and hydrogen arranged in straight or branched chains,... Read More
a major component of the tough outer (exine) walls of spores and pollen grains.
(Science: biopolymer) a... Read More