globoside

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globoside glo·bo·side (glō'bə-sīd')
n.
A glycosphingolipid, especially a ceramide tetrasaccharide, that is found in the kidneys, red blood cells, blood serum, liver, and spleen, and, in one form of gangliosidosis, accumulates in tissues.

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