ceramide

noun cer·amide \ ˈsir-ə-ˌmīd , ˈser- \

Definition of ceramide

: any of various lipids formed by linking a fatty acid to sphingosine and found widely but in small amounts in plant and animal tissue

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Origin and Etymology of ceramide

cerebroside + amide


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ceramide

noun cer·amide \ ˈsir-ə-ˌmīd \

medical Definition of ceramide

: any of a group of amido sphingolipids formed by linking a fatty acid to sphingosine and found widely in small amounts in plant and animal tissue

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