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noun phos·pho·lip·id \-ˈlip-əd\

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


phos·pho·lip·id also phos·pho·lip·ide \-ˌīd\
March 28, 2015
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