ceroid

noun
ce·​roid | \ ˈsir-ˌȯid How to pronounce ceroid (audio) \

Medical Definition of ceroid

: a yellow to brown pigment that is similar in composition to lipofuscin and accumulates in cells chiefly in diseased states and under experimental conditions

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“Ceroid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ceroid. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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