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retinoic acid meaning

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  • Retinoic acid is a metabolite of vitamin A (retinol) that mediates the functions of vitamin A required for growth and development. Retinoic acid is required in chordate animals, which includes all higher animals from fish to humans.
  • The key role of retinoic acid in embryonic development mediates the high teratogenicity of retinoid pharmaceuticals, such as isotretinoin used for treatment of cancer and acne.
retinoic acid
retinoic acid
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Singularia tantum
        • Uncountable nouns
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of retinoic acid for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "retinoic acid" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
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