FAD


FAD
Abbreviation for flavin adenine dinucleotide.
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familial Alzheimer dementia; familial autonomic dysfunction; fetal activityacceleration determination; flash- induced afterdischarge; flavin adenine dinucleotide

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FAD .ef-(.)ā-'dē n FLAVIN ADENINE DINUCLEOTIDE
Each boldface word in the list below is a chiefly British variant of the word to its right in small capitals.
faecal - FECAL
faecalith - FECALITH
faecally - FECALLY
faecaloid - FECALOID
faeces - FECES

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a coenzyme, derived from riboflavin, that takes part in many important oxidation-reduction reactions. It consists of two phosphate groups, adenine, and ribose.

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flavin adenine dinucleotide, sometimes used specifically for the oxidized form.

Medical dictionary. 2011.