Glycolipid definition

glīkə-lĭpĭd
A lipid that contains one or more carbohydrate groups.
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A lipid that contains one or more carbohydrate groups.
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(biochemistry) An association of a carbohydrate and a phospholipid, such as phosphatidylinositol, found in cell membranes.
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Noun

Singular:
glycolipid
Plural:
glycolipids

Origin of glycolipid

  • glyco- +"Ž lipid

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