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lipopolysaccharide

[lahyp-oh-pol-ee-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid, lahy-poh-] /ˈlaɪp oʊˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd, ˈlaɪ poʊ-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of a class of polysaccharides to which lipids are attached.
Origin of lipopolysaccharide
1950-1955
1950-55; lipo-1 + polysaccharide
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lipopolysaccharide in Medicine

lipopolysaccharide lip·o·pol·y·sac·cha·ride (lĭp'ō-pŏl'ē-sāk'ə-rīd', lī'pō-)
n.
Any of a group of polysaccharides in which a lipid constitutes a portion of the molecule.

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