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Glycolipids

Synonym(s)

  • glycolipid

Definition(s)

Compound containing one or more monosaccharide residues bound by a glycosidic linkage to a hydrophobic moiety such as an acylglycerol, a sphingoid, a ceramide, or a prenyl phosphate.

Definition from: CSP via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: September 22, 2014