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Definition of "conjugated" [conjugated]

  • Joined together in pairs (adjective)
  • Of an organic compound, or a part of such a compound, containing one or more pairs of double bonds and/ or lone pairs, each pair of which is separated by one single bond. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of conjugate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "conjugated" in a sentence
  • "Aprela contains an active ingredient found in the older drugs, known as conjugated estrogens, which are derived from the urine of pregnant horses."
  • "Earlier studies have shown that cows on a diet of fresh grass produce milk with five times as much of an unsaturated fat called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) than cows fed processed grains."
  • "In a paper published in the journal Microbiology, researchers from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health and from the MTT Agrifood Research Institute in Finland report initial studies showing that bacteria in the human gut convert linoleic acid, a naturally-occurring fat in the diet, into a form called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) which is absorbed by the gut wall."