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View in Spanish: Malondialdehído

Malondialdehyde (MA-lon-dy-AL-deh-hide)
A byproduct of lipid (fat) metabolism in the body. It is also found in many foods and can be present in high amounts in rancid food.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.