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Medical Term:

glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase

Pronunciation: glis'er-ol fos'fat as'il-trans'fer-as

Definition: An enzyme that participates in phospholipid biosynthesis, catalyzing the transfer of an acyl group from a fatty acyl-CoA to sn-glycerol-3-phosphate, producing coenzyme A and lysophosphatidic acid.

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