Synonyms and Antonyms for essential-amino-acid

1. essential amino acid (n.)

an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet

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2. essential (adj.)

absolutely necessary; vitally necessary

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6. essential (adj.)

defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established

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7. amino (n.)

the radical -NH2

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8. amino (adj.)

pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia

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9. acid (n.)

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

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10. acid (adj.)

harsh or corrosive in tone

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