Medical Dictionary


noun plas·mal·o·gen \plaz-ˈmal-ə-jən, -ˌjen\

Medical Definition of PLASMALOGEN

:  any of a group of phospholipids in which a fatty acid group is replaced by a fatty aldehyde and which include lecithins, phosphatidylethanolamines, and phosphatidylserines


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