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amino acid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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amino acida‧mi‧no ac‧id /əˌmiːnəʊ ˈæsəd, əˌmaɪ- $ -noʊ-/ noun [countable]  HBone of the substances that combine to form proteins
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amino acidTryptophan is a naturally occurring amino acid.
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