eicosanoid(redirected from Icosanoid)
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Any of a group of substances that are derived from arachidonic acid, including leukotrienes, prostaglandins, and thromboxanes.
any of a group of compounds, including the leukotrienes and the prostglandins, which are produced by the oxygenation of essential fatty acids and which are involved in a range of physiological processes, including inflammation and immunity