lipoid

adjective
li·​poid | \ ˈlī-ˌpȯid How to pronounce lipoid (audio) , ˈli- How to pronounce lipoid (audio) \
variants: or lipoidal \ lī-​ˈpȯi-​dᵊl How to pronounce lipoidal (audio) , li-​ \

Definition of lipoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling fat

lipoid

noun

Definition of lipoid (Entry 2 of 2)

Examples of lipoid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Callahan was among doctors who have described the illness as lipoid pneumonia. Mike Stobber And Carla K. Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "Health official: No ‘short list’ of vaping illness suspects," 28 Oct. 2019 Callahan was among doctors who have described the illness as lipoid pneumonia. Washington Post, "Health official: No ‘short list’ of vaping illness suspects," 25 Oct. 2019 Callahan was among doctors who have described the illness as lipoid pneumonia. Author: Mike Stobbe, Carla K. Johnson, Anchorage Daily News, "Health official: No ‘short list’ of vaping illness suspects," 25 Oct. 2019 Indeed, Mukhopadhyay's team did not find any evidence of lipoid pneumonia. NBC News, "Doctors show how vaping THC damages lungs, as illnesses rise nationwide," 24 Oct. 2019 In the North Carolina patients, clinicians found immune cells filled with oil and diagnosed the patients with lipoid pneumonia. Lena H. Sun, The Denver Post, "Vaping lung injuries top 1,000 cases as deaths rise to 18," 3 Oct. 2019 Clark notes that people should not use flavors found in the baking aisle of a grocery store, such as peppermint oil and lemon extract, because heating and inhaling them can cause lipoid pneumonia, which is potentially life-threatening. Jenny Gold, chicagotribune.com, "More vapers are making their own juice, but not without risks," 15 Nov. 2019 Some patients with the lung disease have been diagnosed with lipoid pneumonia, which can be caused by inhaling vaporized oil. Erin Allday, SFChronicle.com, "Toxic substance linked to vaping illnesses, deaths. What is vitamin E acetate?," 8 Nov. 2019 Researchers found none of the patients had evidence of lipoid pneumonia, a rare form of pneumonia typically associated with elderly people accidentally inhaling oils into their lungs. Lena H. Sun, The Denver Post, "Vaping lung injuries top 1,000 cases as deaths rise to 18," 3 Oct. 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun And a 2012 case report involved a woman who developed a condition called exogenous lipoid pneumonia after vaping for about six months. NBC News, "What is in a vape? Everything you need to know," 3 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of lipoid

Adjective

1876, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lipoid

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary

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The first known use of lipoid was in 1876

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6 Dec 2019

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“Lipoid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lipoid. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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lipoid

adjective
li·​poid | \ ˈlip-ˌȯid How to pronounce lipoid (audio) , ˈlīp- How to pronounce lipoid (audio) \
variants: or lipoidal \ li-​ˈpȯid-​ᵊl How to pronounce lipoidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of lipoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling fat

lipoid

noun

Medical Definition of lipoid (Entry 2 of 2)

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