glucosylceramide

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glucosylceramide glu·co·syl·cer·a·mide (glōō'kə-sĭl-sə-rām'īd', -sûr'ə-mīd')
n.
A glycolipid containing a fatty acid, glucose, and sphingosine. Also called glucocerebroside.

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