: a lipid (such as a ganglioside or a cerebroside) that contains a carbohydrate radical
Examples of glycolipid in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebBesides vitamins and nutrients, spinach is filled with nitrates and glycolipids, which may reduce inflammation.
Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, 22 Mar. 2018 Here’s what else this veggie can do: Help your heart: The glycolipids in spinach promote the body’s production of nitric oxide (NO), which helps dilate blood vessels and reduce atherosclerosis.
Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, 22 Mar. 2018
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