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diglyceride

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noun di·glyc·er·ide \ˌdī-ˈgli-sə-rīd\

Definition of diglyceride

  1. :  an ester formed from glycerol by reacting two of its hydroxyl groups with fatty acids



1918

First Known Use of diglyceride

1918


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diglyceride

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noun di·glyc·er·ide \dī-ˈglis-ə-ˌrīd\

Medical Definition of diglyceride

  1. :  an ester of glycerol that contains two ester groups and involves one or two acids




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