glucocerebroside

noun

glu·​co·​ce·​re·​bro·​side -ˈser-ə-brə-ˌsīd, -sə-ˈrē- How to pronounce glucocerebroside (audio)
: a lipid composed of a ceramide and glucose that accumulates in the tissues of patients affected with Gaucher disease

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“Glucocerebroside.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glucocerebroside. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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