Abbreviation of flavin adenine dinucleotide, a coenzyme that functions as an electron acceptor in the Krebs cycle. Fallopian tube See Oviduct. family A taxonomic grouping of related, similar genera; the category below order and above genus. fat (triacylglycerol)(tri- ah- sil- glis-er-all) A biological compound consisting of three fatty acids linked to one glycerol molecule.
flavin adenine dinucleotide. a coenzyme that functions in the production of ATP.
Abbreviation for flavine adenine dinucleotide, an electron acceptor in the respiratory chain.
(see: flavin adenine dinucleotide).
a practise followed enthusiastically by a number of people for a limited period of time; as, the latest fad in fashion.
A temporary but widely copied activity followed enthusiastically by large numbers of people.
A fashion that gains and loses popularity very quickly.
temporary, passing fashion or item that has great appeal to many people for a short period of time, then dies out quickly.
Facility access digroup. This term refers to the DS1 path(s) between the DTAU and the test system.
See Facility Access Digroup.
Facility Access Digroup. The DS1 path(s) between the Digital Test Access Unit and the test system.
A very short-lived trend, usually appealing to a narrow market.
a "trend" that fizzles out so quickly it becomes the subject of ridicule and self-denial
Usually one product or theme that is limited in scope and represents a single phenomenon. Fads are not always discernible at first and are not usually connected to any historical precedent. It may appear suddenly and rapidly grow ("the tipping point"), but ultimately it has a short lifespan with little effect on long-term developments that follow. A fad can be a manifestation or advance indicator of an overriding trend.