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Medical Term:

coenzyme A

Pronunciation: ko-en'zim

Definition: A coenzyme containing pantothenic acid, adenosine 3'-phosphate 5'-pyrophosphate, and cysteamine; involved in the transfer of acyl groups, notably in transacetylations.

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