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ce•re•bro•side



Pronunciation: (su-rē'bru-sīd", ser'u-), [key]
n. Biochem.
any of a class of glycolipids, found in brain tissue and the medullary sheaths of nerves, that, upon hydrolysis, yield sphingosine, galactose or certain other sugars, and a fatty acid.

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