Adjective "esterified" definition and examples

(Esterified may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɛˈstɛrɪfʌɪ/

Definitions and examples

verb

  1. 'Under normal physiologic conditions, the heart's preferred fuels are fatty acids, esterified as triglycerides and lactate.'
  2. 'In addition, there is a marked increase in flux of non esterified fatty acids to the liver in abdominally obese subjects.'

More definitions

1. to convert into an ester.

More examples(as adjective)

"starches can be esterified."

Origin

(esterify)