cardiolipin

(redirected from Diphosphatidyl glycerol)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

car·di·o·lip·in

 (kär′dē-ō-lĭp′ĭn)
n.
A phospholipid usually obtained from beef heart, used in combination with phosphatidylcholine and cholesterol as an antigen to diagnose syphilis.

[cardio- + lipin, lipid (Greek lipos, fat; see lipo- + -in).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.