Definition of Ceramide

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A lipid composed of sphingosine and a fatty acid. ¹



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Definition of Ceramide

1. any of various lipids [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ceramide

1. An N acyl sphingosine, the lipid moiety of glycosphingolipids. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceramide

ceramal
ceramals
cerambycid
cerambycids
cerambycoid
ceramic
ceramic ware
ceramically
ceramicist
ceramicists
ceramics
ceramicware
ceramicwares
ceramidase
ceramidases
ceramide (current term)
ceramide-activated protein kinase
ceramide-activated protein phosphatase
ceramide 1-phosphorylcholine
ceramide cholinephosphotransferase
ceramide dihexoside
ceramide glycanase
ceramide kinase
ceramide lactosidase
ceramide lactoside
ceramide lactoside lipidosis
ceramide saccharide
ceramide trihexosidase
ceramides
ceramist

Literary usage of Ceramide

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Blood from each patient was assayed periodically for ceramide ... The hemizygous patients selected for this investigation had the characteristic ceramide ..."

2. Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States: Annotated for Statistical ...edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun edited by Stephen Koplan, Deanna Tanner Okun (2006)
"... ß-D-galactopyranosyl-(1,4)-ß-D-glucopyranosyl]ceramide 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-ß-D-glucopyranose ..."

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