cerebroside


ce·re·bro·side

noun \ˈser-ə-brə-ˌsīd, ˈse-rə-, sə-ˈrē-\

Definition of CEREBROSIDE

:  any of various glycolipids found especially in nerve tissue

Origin of CEREBROSIDE

cerebrose galactose
First Known Use: 1883

ce·re·bro·side

noun \sə-ˈrē-brə-ˌsīd, ˈser-ə-brə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEREBROSIDE

: any of various lipids composed of ceramide and a monosaccharide and found especially in the myelin sheath of nerves

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