lipopolysaccharide

noun li·po·poly·sac·cha·ride \ ˌlī-pō-ˌpä-li-ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd , ˌli- \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of lipopolysaccharide

: a large molecule consisting of lipids and sugars joined by chemical bonds

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First Known Use of lipopolysaccharide

1950


Medical Dictionary

lipopolysaccharide

noun li·po·poly·sac·cha·ride \ ˌlip-ō-ˌpäl-i-ˈsak-ə-ˌrīd , ˌlī-pō- \

medical Definition of lipopolysaccharide

: a large molecule consisting of lipids and sugars joined by chemical bonds abbreviation LPS

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