globoside

noun

glo·​bo·​side ˈglō-bə-ˌsīd How to pronounce globoside (audio)
: a complex glycolipid that occurs in the red blood cells, serum, liver, and spleen of humans and accumulates in tissues in one of the variants of Tay-Sachs disease

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“Globoside.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/globoside. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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