sulfatide

noun
sul·​fa·​tide
variants: or chiefly British sulphatide \ ˈsəl-​fə-​ˌtīd How to pronounce sulphatide (audio) \

Medical Definition of sulfatide

: any of the sulfates of cerebrosides that often accumulate in the central nervous systems of individuals affected with metachromatic leukodystrophy

Comments on sulfatide

What made you want to look up sulfatide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

involving a confidence or trust

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Word Puzzles

  • alt 57589b2b4c6a3
  • Which answer pairs best with each of the following words? living, estate, club, music, road, mile
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!