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a mixture of lipids, mainly triglycerides, that is solid at room temperature. In mammals fat is deposited within the body as adipose tissue.
control mechanism by which the output of a system is regulated by the product or response that system produces
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)
the anaerobic conversion of organic compounds (especially carbohydrates) to simpler compounds such as volatile fatty acids (SCFAs). Occurring in the caecum and colon, it is an essential part of the digestive process.
stage of development in the zygote in which all the organs are fully developed
the portion of the food that cannot be broken down by the intestinal enzymes of mammals
one of the plasma proteins; involved in the blood clotting mechanism
the coil of wire at the cathode which produces electrons when heated