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A class of compounds named after and generally derived from C20 fatty acids (EICOSANOIC ACIDS) that includes PROSTAGLANDINS; LEUKOTRIENES; THROMBOXANES, and HYDROXYEICOSATETRAENOIC ACIDS. They have hormone-like effects mediated by specialized receptors (RECEPTORS, EICOSANOID).
The numerical value of eicosanoids in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of eicosanoids in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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