cerebroside[ser′ə brō sīd′, sə rē′brō-]
a lipid that contains galactose and is found normally in brain and nerve tissue
Origin of cerebroside; from cerebr(o)- + -os(e) + -ide
Any of various lipid compounds containing glucose or galactose and glucose, and found in the brain and other nerve tissue.
Origin of cerebrosidecerebr(o)– + –os(e)2 + –ide.