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glycolipid

[glahy-kuh-lip-id] /ˌglaɪ kəˈlɪp ɪd/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of a class of lipids, comprising the cerebrosides and gangliosides, that upon hydrolysis yield galactose or a similar sugar, a fatty acid, and sphingosine or dihydrosphingosine.
Origin of glycolipid
1935-1940
1935-40; glyco- + lipid
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British Dictionary definitions for glycolipid

glycolipid

/ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈlɪpɪd/
noun
1.
any of a group of lipids containing a carbohydrate group, commonly glucose or galactose
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glycolipid in Medicine

glycolipid gly·co·lip·id (glī'kə-lĭp'ĭd)
n.
A lipid, such as a cerebroside, that contains carbohydrate groups.

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