diglyceride

noun di·glyc·er·ide \ ˌdī-ˈgli-sə-rīd \

Definition of diglyceride

: an ester formed from glycerol by reacting two of its hydroxyl groups with fatty acids

First Known Use of diglyceride

1918


Medical Dictionary

diglyceride

noun di·glyc·er·ide \ dī-ˈglis-ə-ˌrīd \

medical Definition of diglyceride

: an ester of glycerol that contains two ester groups and involves one or two acids

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