Definition of conjugated in English:


Syllabification: con·ju·gat·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈkänjəˌgātid


  • 1 another term for conjugate, in particular.
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    • Plus it drives me insane that they don't use drill and repetition in class to memorize conjugated verbs.
    • At this point, students are ready to expand their list of conjugated verbs to include those that have not yet been discussed in class.
    • The list of conjugated verbs in this book is not to be taken as a concordance of the attested verb forms of Old Irish.
  • 1.1 Chemistry Relating to or denoting double or triple bonds in a molecule that are separated by a single bond, across which some sharing of electrons occurs.
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    • The conjugated double bonds of this structure allow the chlorophyll molecule to absorb energy from sunlight.
    • In molecules with conjugated bonds, saturated bonds (carbon atoms with four attached atoms) alternate with unsaturated bonds (carbon atoms with less then four attached atoms.)
    • Fading occurs when any chemical process breaks the sequence of conjugated double bonds constituting the chromophore - the dye moiety that imparts colour.
  • 1.2(Of a substance) reversibly combined with another: conjugated bile salts
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    • This increase occurred with both conjugated chemicals and unconjugated chemicals.
    • If the conjugated antibody binds to surface proteins on healthy cells, those cells are doomed, as the conjugate will be internalized and digested in the normal fashion.
    • Grass-fed burgers are high in conjugated linoleic acids, or CLA.

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