cerebroside(redirected from Cerebrosides)
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Related to Cerebrosides: sphingosine, Glycolipids, Gangliosides
Any of various lipid compounds that contain glucose or both galactose and glucose and are found in the brain and other nerve tissue.
(Biochemistry) biochem any glycolipid in which N-acyl sphingosine is combined with glucose or galactose: occurs in the myelin sheaths of nerves
ce•re•bro•side(səˈri brəˌsaɪd, ˈsɛr ə-)
any of a class of glycolipids that occur in the myelin sheath of cerebrospinal neurons.