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lipid

Saltos de línea: lipid
Pronunciación: /ˈlɪpɪd
 
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Definición de lipid en inglés:

sustantivo

Chemistry
Any of a class of organic compounds that are fatty acids or their derivatives and are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. They include many natural oils, waxes, and steroids.
Example sentences
  • The membrane lipids of thermophilic bacteria are rich in saturated fatty acids.
  • Alkaloids, phenols, antioxidants and lipids were never detected.
  • It includes the glycerol and carbonyl groups and the hydrocarbon chains of the lipid.

Origen

early 20th century: from French lipide, based on Greek lipos 'fat'.

Words that rhyme with lipid

insipid

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