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Medical Term:

acyl-CoA

Pronunciation: as′il

Definition: Condensation product of a carboxylic acid and coenzyme A; metabolic intermediate of importance, notably in the oxidation and synthesis of fats.

Synonym(s): acyl-coenzyme A

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