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lipoid

[lip-oid, lahy-poid] /ˈlɪp ɔɪd, ˈlaɪ pɔɪd/
adjective
1.
Also, lipoidal. fatty; resembling fat.
noun
2.
a fat or fatlike substance, as lecithin or wax.
3.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; lip- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for lipoidal

lipoid

/ˈlɪpɔɪd; ˈlaɪ-/
adjective
1.
resembling fat; fatty
noun
2.
a fatlike substance, such as wax
3.
(biochem) a former name for lipid
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lipoidal in Medicine

lipoid lip·oid (lĭp'oid', lī'poid')
adj.
Resembling fat; adipoid. n.
Lipid. No longer in technical use.

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