Cephalin definition

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Any of a group of phospholipids having hemostatic properties and found especially in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord.
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A phospholipid, similar to lecithin, found esp. in brain and nerve tissue.
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Any of a group of phospholipids found especially in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord.
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(biochemistry) A phospholipid found particularly in the cells of nervous tissue; it is also the primary phospholipid in bacteria.
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Noun

Singular:
cephalin
Plural:
cephalins