: 40-ounce bottles of malt liquor sometimes have a nickname among the young people who drink them dry in one sitting: ”liquid crack” (1990s+)
noun 1. a liquid having certain crystalline characteristics, especially different optical properties in different directions when exposed to an electric field. noun 1. a liquid that has some crystalline characteristics, such as the presence of different optical properties in different directions; a substance in a mesomorphic state See also smectic, nematic liquid crystal Any of […]
lipoidemia lip·oi·de·mi·a (lĭp’oi-dē’mē-ə) n. Variant of lipidemia.
[lip-oid, lahy-poid] /ˈlɪp ɔɪd, ˈlaɪ pɔɪd/ adjective 1. Also, lipoidal. fatty; resembling fat. noun 2. a fat or fatlike substance, as lecithin or wax. 3. . /ˈlɪpɔɪd; ˈlaɪ-/ adjective 1. resembling fat; fatty noun 2. a fatlike substance, such as wax 3. (biochem) a former name for lipid lipoid lip·oid (lĭp’oid’, lī’poid’) adj. Resembling fat; […]
- Lipoic acid
noun 1. (biochem) a sulphur-containing fatty acid, regarded as an element of the vitamin B complex, minute amounts of which are required for carbohydrate metabolism lipoic acid li·po·ic acid (lĭ-pō’ĭk) n. An organic acid produced by cells of certain microorganisms and essential to oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate to acetyl-CoA during metabolism. Also called factor II.