Definitions

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  • adj. joined together in pairs
  • adj. of an organic compound, or a part of such a compound, containing one or more pairs of double bonds and/ or lone pairs, each pair of which is separated by one single bond.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of conjugate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. formed by the union of two compounds.
  • adj. joined together especially in a pair or pairs.
  • adj. containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond; -- of an organic compound or of the double bonds thus arranged.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. formed by the union of two compounds
  • adj. of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond
  • adj. joined together especially in a pair or pairs

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Examples

  • Aprela contains an active ingredient found in the older drugs, known as conjugated estrogens, which are derived from the urine of pregnant horses.

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  • Earlier studies have shown that cows on a diet of fresh grass produce milk with five times as much of an unsaturated fat called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) than cows fed processed grains.

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  • In a paper published in the journal Microbiology, researchers from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health and from the MTT Agrifood Research Institute in Finland report initial studies showing that bacteria in the human gut convert linoleic acid, a naturally-occurring fat in the diet, into a form called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) which is absorbed by the gut wall.

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  • Scientists still don't know whether one form of estrogen made from horse urine, called conjugated equine estrogen, poses any greater health risks than estradiol, which comes from plants and is identical in structure to the estrogen made by the body.

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  • ~ A Food Supplement That Could Prevent The Development Of Diabetes And Atherosclerosis -- Nutritional research is focusing on the effects of incorporating healthier fatty acids, such as conjugated linoleic acid CLA, into animal and human diets.

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  • The new vaccine antigens are linked or "conjugated" to a carrier protein to induce a more powerful immune response, making the vaccine more effective against all four strains, longer-lasting, and more easily boosted.

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  • The resveratrol molecule is metabolized or 'conjugated' by both the liver and small intestine into primarily two related metabolites: resveratrol glucuronide and resveratrol sulfate.

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  • 1988 New 'conjugated' [joined together] HIB vaccine approved for use in children at least 18 months old in the United States.

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  • On the idea of "Taking the Pain Out of the Past," Milch quotes a teacher of his who says that, "This process that we artists undertake is the process by which everything which seems merely fanciful and is imprisoned in the past, in its seeming unrecoverability, is once again brought to life and conjugated into the future tense of story."

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