Definitions for "Fatty acid"
A molecule containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms, together which make up building blocks of fats.
A straight chain monocarboxylic acid that can be either saturated or unsaturated, which is, in turn either monounsaturated or polyunsaturated.
A molecule with a long hydrocarbon tail and a carboxyl group at the other end. Found in many lipids.
Keywords:  mushbooh
Keywords:  efa, see
See EFA.
Keywords:  tallow, coconut, soap, reacts, oil
An organic substance which reacts with a base to form a soap. Tallow and coconut oil are examples.
Keywords:  suspect, considered
Should be considered suspect.
One of the building blocks of fats; used as fuel for muscle contraction.
A major component of fats that is used by the body for energy and tissue development.