polyendocrine deficiency syndrome pol·y·en·do·crine deficiency syndrome (pŏl’ē-ěn’də-krĭn, -krēn’, -krīn’)
Pathological dysfunction of several endocrine glands. Also called polyglandular deficiency syndrome.
[pol-ee-een] /ˈpɒl iˌin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a hydrocarbon containing two or more double bonds, often conjugated. /ˈpɒlɪˌiːn/ noun 1. a chemical compound containing a chain of alternating single and double carbon-carbon bonds polyene (pŏl’ē-ēn’) An organic compound containing at least four carbon atoms and at least two double bonds. Numerous naturally occurring plant pigments, such […]
- Polyenoic acid
polyenoic acid pol·y·e·no·ic acid (pŏl’ē-ē-nō’ĭk) n. Any of various fatty acids having more than one double bond in the carbon chain, as in linoleic acid.
polyergic pol·y·er·gic (pŏl’ē-ûr’jĭk) adj. Capable of acting in several different ways.
[pol-ee-es-ter, pol-ee-es-ter] /ˈpɒl iˌɛs tər, ˌpɒl iˈɛs tər/ noun 1. Chemistry. a polymer in which the monomer units are linked together by the group –COO–, usually formed by polymerizing a polyhydric alcohol with a polybasic acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of resins, plastics, and textile fibers. 2. Also called poly. a fabric made from […]