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Lipid droplet

Synonym(s)

  • fat droplet
  • lipid inclusion

Definition(s)

Any particle of coalesced lipids in the cytoplasm of a cell. May include associated proteins.

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

Cell substance contained in lipid vacuole.

Definition from: Digital Anatomist 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: July 28, 2014