lysophosphatidylcholine

noun
ly·​so·​phos·​pha·​ti·​dyl·​cho·​line | \ -ˌfäs-fə-ˌtīd-ᵊl-ˈkō-ˌlēn How to pronounce lysophosphatidylcholine (audio) , -(ˌ)fäs-ˌfat-əd-ᵊl- How to pronounce lysophosphatidylcholine (audio) \

Medical Definition of lysophosphatidylcholine

: a hemolytic substance produced by the removal of a fatty acid group (as by the action of cobra venom) from a lecithin

called also lysolecithin

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“Lysophosphatidylcholine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lysophosphatidylcholine. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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