Glyceride meaning

glĭs'ə-rīd'
An ester formed between one or more fatty acids and glycerol. Glycerides are found in plant oils and animal fats.
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An ester formed between one or more fatty acids and glycerol. Glycerides are found in plant oils and animal fats.
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An ester of glycerol.
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An ester formed between one or more fatty acids and glycerol. Glycerides are found in plant oils and animal fats.
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Any of various esters formed when glycerol reacts with a fatty acid. The fatty acids can react with one, two, or all three of the hydroxyl groups of the glycerol, resulting in mono-, di-, and triglycerides, respectively. Triglycerides are the main components of plant and animal oils and fats.
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(organic chemistry) An ester of glycerol and one or more fatty acid; they are the major constituents of lipids.
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Origin of glyceride

  • glycer(in) –ide
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • glycer(in) –ide
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition