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Definition of "arachidonic" []

  • Of or pertaining to arachidonic acid or its derivatives (adjective)

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Use "arachidonic" in a sentence
  • "And I've just learned from the brilliant Dr. Andrew Weil that there is something called arachidonic acid, or AA, in animal flesh which causes inflammation."
  • "The UK researchers found that omega-3 fatty acids inhibit proliferation of prostate cancer cells whereas omega-6 poly-unsaturated fatty acid, known as arachidonic acid, promotes the proliferation of malignant prostate epithelial cells."
  • "They found higher levels of the omega-6 fat called arachidonic acid in mice with memory loss and confused behavior."
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