globoside

noun
glo·​bo·​side | \ ˈglō-bə-ˌsīd How to pronounce globoside (audio) \

Medical Definition of globoside

: 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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