sulfatide

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

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“Sulfatide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfatide. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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