lipoid

adjective
li·​poid | \ˈlī-ˌpȯid, ˈli- \
variants: or lipoidal \lī-​ˈpȯi-​dᵊl, li-​ \

Definition of lipoid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling fat

lipoid

noun

Definition of lipoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: lipid

First Known Use of lipoid

Adjective

1876, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lipoid

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lipoid

adjective
li·​poid | \ˈlip-ˌȯid, ˈlīp- \
variants: or lipoidal \li-​ˈpȯid-​ᵊl \

Medical Definition of lipoid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling fat

lipoid

noun

Medical Definition of lipoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: lipid

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