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arachidonic acid (s) (noun) (no pl)
1. In biochemistry, an unsaturated acid found in animal cells: Arachidonic acid is normally essential in nutrition and in the growth of mammals.

Arachidonic acid is found only in animal fats, as in egg yolk and liver.
2. Etymology: coined from the modern Latin stem arachid-, "peanut" (from Greek arakhos, "a type of leguminous plant".

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