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[plaz-mal-uh-jin, -jen] /plæzˈmæl ə dʒɪn, -ˌdʒɛn/

noun, Biochemistry.
any of the class of phosphatides that contain an aldehyde of a fatty acid, found in heart and skeletal muscle, the brain, the liver, and in eggs.

plasmalogen plas·mal·o·gen (plāz-māl’ə-jən, -jěn’)
Any of various glycerophospholipids in which a fatty acid group is replaced by a fatty aldehyde group.


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