Definition of Lipids

1. Noun. (plural of lipid) ¹



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Definition of Lipids

1. lipid [n] - See also: lipid

Medical Definition of Lipids

1. Biological molecules soluble in apolar solvents, but only very slightly soluble in water. They are an heterogenous group (being defined only on the basis of solubility) and include fats, waxes and terpenes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lipids

lipidemic
lipides
lipidic
lipidoid
lipidoids
lipidologist
lipidologists
lipidology
lipidolytic
lipidome
lipidomes
lipidomic
lipidomics
lipidoses
lipidosis
lipids (current term)
lipids and antilipaemic agents
lipin
lipinic
lipins
lipless
liplessly
liplessness
liplet
liplets
liplike
lipline
liplines
liplock
liplocks

Literary usage of Lipids

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Tissue or plasma samples were extracted for lipids with chloroform-metha- nol ... Total lipids were determined in 0.2-ml aliquots of the lipid extract using ..."

2. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"Do Structured lipids Offer Advantages for Negative Energy Balance Stress Conditions? RJ Jandacek, University of Cincinnati INTRODUCTION AND REVIEW The ..."

3. Smokeless Tobacco Or Health: An International Perspective by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"INTRODUCTION lipids are recognized as important participants in the ... lipids function as components of cell membranes to which the modulators bind, ..."

4. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"Basic Description of lipids and Lipoproteins Cholesterol is a fat-like substance (lipid) that is present in cell membranes and is a precursor of bile ..."

5. Alcohol and the Brain (1993)
"Alcohol-induced fluidity changes in ALCOHOL AND CELL MEMBRANE lipids The initial studies of alcohol's actions on brain chemistry and function examined its ..."

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