glycolipid

noun gly·co·lip·id \ ˌglī-kō-ˈli-pəd \

Definition of glycolipid

: a lipid (such as a ganglioside or a cerebroside) that contains a carbohydrate radical

First Known Use of glycolipid

1936


Medical Dictionary

glycolipid

noun gly·co·lip·id \ ˌglī-kō-ˈlip-əd \

medical Definition of glycolipid

: a lipid (as a ganglioside or a cerebroside) that contains a carbohydrate radical

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