cerebroside

noun ce·re·bro·side \ ˈser-ə-brə-ˌsīd , ˈse-rə- , sə-ˈrē- \

Definition of cerebroside

: any of various glycolipids found especially in nerve tissue

Origin and Etymology of cerebroside

cerebrose galactose


Medical Dictionary

cerebroside

noun ce·re·bro·side \ sə-ˈrē-brə-ˌsīd , ˈser-ə-brə- \

medical Definition of cerebroside

: any of various lipids composed of ceramide and a monosaccharide and found especially in the myelin sheath of nerves

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