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gly•co•lip•id



Pronunciation: (glī"ku-lip'id), [key]
n. Biochem.
any of a class of lipids, comprising the cerebrosides and gangliosides, that upon hydrolysis yield galactose or a similar sugar, a fatty acid, and sphingosine or dihydrosphingosine.

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