Complete Definition of "essential amino acid"

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Etymology
See essential and amino acid.

Noun
en-noun|sg=essential amino acid

  1. amino acid Those of the naturally occurring amino acids, that the human body cannot synthesize, and so must be provided by dietary protein.

Related terms
nonessential amino acid

See also
histidine
isoleucine
leucine
lysine
methionine
phenylalanine
threonine
tryptophan
valine

Category:Amino acids

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