glycolipid

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Etymology[edit]

glyco- +‎ lipid

Noun[edit]

glycolipid (plural glycolipids)

  1. (biochemistry) An association of a carbohydrate and a phospholipid, such as phosphatidylinositol, found in cell membranes
  2. (biochemistry) A similar compound lacking a phosphate group

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