Translation of fatty acid in Spanish:

fatty acid

ácido graso, n.

noun

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    ácido graso masculine
    • The carboxyl group on the fatty acid contributes some water solubility to the molecule.
    • The cellulose is digested by the bacteria and they supply the animals with short chain fatty acids.
    • Vitamin E is more reactive than the fatty acid molecule and, therefore, reacts instead of it.
    • The most common monounsaturated fatty acids are those oleic acids found in most oils.
    • Soaps are created by the chemical reaction of a fatty acid with an alkali metal hydroxide.