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diglyceride

noun di·glyc·er·ide \ˌdī-ˈgli-sə-rīd\

Definition of DIGLYCERIDE

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

First Known Use of DIGLYCERIDE

1918

diglyceride

noun di·glyc·er·ide \dī-ˈglis-ə-ˌrīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIGLYCERIDE

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

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