What does it mean when triglycerides and fatty acids are described as nonpolar

What does it mean when triglycerides and fatty acids

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-What does it mean when triglycerides and fatty acids are described as nonpolar? Phospholipids-What is a phospholipid? -How many fatty acids does it have? -Which part of the phospholipid is polar and which is non-polar? -How do amphipathic phospholipids react in water? -How does the phospholipid bilayer form and what are micelles? (illustrationon page 23)
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-What are surfactants and what is their role in biological structures? Eicosanoids-What is the description and function of the eiconsanoids? Steroids-What is the structure of a steroid? Amino Acids and Proteins-What are proteins and what are the protein's building blocks? -Describe an amino acid. -What makes one amino acid different from another? -How many different amino acids are there? -What is the bond that attaches one amino acid to another amino acid during the building of a protein and what specific parts of the amino acids attach to each other?
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