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Hyaluronic acid is a carbohydrate, a mucopolysaccharide naturally present throughout the body. It has a chemical structure of glycosaminoglycan and binds with water to form a viscous gel. The major function of hyaluronic... More »

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Hyaluronic acid injections are used to treat osteoarthritis in the knee. Hyaluronan is the fluid that naturally lubricates the knee and other joints, notes WebMD. More »

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Hyaluronic acid is extracted from rooster combs or made synthetically in the laboratory. Hyaluronic acid is found in the epithelial and conjunctive tissues in the human body. The highest concentrations are found in the f... More »

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Hyaluronic acid is extracted from rooster combs or made synthetically in the laboratory. Hyaluronic acid is found in the epithelial and conjunctive tissues in the human body. The highest concentrations are found in the f... More »

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According to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, acid shock is caused when snow melts and acids that have been gathering in the snow are released into a body of water. The sudden change in water chemistry is known a... More »

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Stomach acid breaks down food so that it is more easily absorbed by the body, according to MedicineNet. Muscles in the wall of the stomach churn the food, stomach acid and enzymes together to create a thick liquid, known... More »

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The build up of lactic acid in the body is directly proportional to the amount of muscle present in the body. ShapeFit.com notes that men generally have more muscle mass relative to women, so, it can be abstracted that g... More »

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