a dipolar compound that occurs in muscle and liver and is involved in the transport of fatty acids across the inner mitochondrial membrane.
carnitine car·ni·tine (kär’nĭ-tēn’)
A betaine commonly occurring in the liver and in skeletal muscle that functions in the transport of fatty acids across mitochondrial membranes.
A betaine commonly occurring in the liver and in skeletal muscle that is essential for fatty acid transport across mitochondrial membranes. Chemical formula: C7H15NO3.
a colorful iridescent pressed glassware popular in the U.S. in the early 20th century.
a traveling amusement show, having sideshows, rides, etc. any merrymaking, revelry, or festival, as a program of sports or entertainment: a winter carnival. the season immediately preceding Lent, often observed with merrymaking; Shrovetide. Contemporary Examples Her first feature, Orphans , received a Jury Prize at the 2007 SXSW Film Festival and was released on DVD […]
the order comprising the carnivores. Historical Examples To this anciently extinct family we may trace all the varieties of existing Carnivora. Zoology: The Science of Animal Life Ernest Ingersoll Adopting his idea, Cuvier referred the seals to an order of Carnivora. Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution Alpheus Spring Packard From the conspicuous development of such […]
an animal that eats flesh. a flesh-eating mammal of the order Carnivora, comprising the dogs, cats, bears, seals, and weasels. an insectivorous plant. Contemporary Examples In Area D the child’s right foot bones were discovered with “carnivore damage.” Did They Get Her? Diane Dimond June 14, 2011 Historical Examples It is more subtle in its […]