First Known Use of phospholipid
Medical Definition of phospholipid
: any of numerous lipids (as lecithins and phosphatidylethanolamines) in which phosphoric acid as well as a fatty acid is esterified to glycerol and which are found in all living cells and in the bilayers of cell membranes—called also phosphatide, phospholipin
Learn More about phospholipid
Medical Dictionary: Definition of "phospholipid" Nglish: Translation of "phospholipid" for Spanish speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "phospholipid"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up phospholipid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).