phosphatidylethanolamine

noun phos·pha·ti·dyl·eth·a·nol·amine \ ˌfäs-fə-ˌtī-dᵊl-ˌe-thə-ˈnä-lə-ˌmēn , -ˈnō- , (ˌ)fäs-ˌfa-tə-dᵊl- \

Definition of phosphatidylethanolamine

: any of a group of phospholipids that occur especially in blood plasma and the white matter of the central nervous system and are similar to lecithins called also cephalin

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1942

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phosphatidylethanolamine

noun phos·pha·ti·dyl·eth·a·nol·amine \ -ˌeth-ə-ˈnäl-ə-ˌmēn , -ˈnōl- \

medical Definition of phosphatidylethanolamine

: any of a group of phospholipids that occur especially in blood plasma and in the white matter of the central nervous system called also cephalin

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