lipopolysaccharide

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noun li·po·poly·sac·cha·ride \ˌlī-pō-ˌpä-li-ˈsa-kə-ˌrīd, ˌli-\

Definition of lipopolysaccharide

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

1950

First Known Use of lipopolysaccharide

1950


Medical Dictionary

lipopolysaccharide

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

Medical Definition of lipopolysaccharide

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


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