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

First Known Use of cerebroside

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cerebroside

cerebrose galactose

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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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