What does essential amino acid mean?

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es·sen·tial amino acid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. essential amino acid(noun)

    an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet

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  1. essential amino acid(Noun)

    One of the naturally occurring amino acids that the human body cannot synthesize, and so must be provided by dietary protein.

    Etymology: See essential and amino acid.

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  1. Essential amino acid

    An essential amino acid or indispensable amino acid is an amino acid that cannot be synthesized de novo by the organism, and therefore must be supplied in the diet.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of essential amino acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of essential amino acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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