cerebroside

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cer·e·bro·side

 (sĕr′ə-brə-sīd′, sə-rē′-)
n.
Any of various lipid compounds that contain glucose or both galactose and glucose and are found in the brain and other nerve tissue.

cerebroside

(ˈsɛrɪbrəʊˌsaɪd)
n
(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-)

n.
any of a class of glycolipids that occur in the myelin sheath of cerebrospinal neurons.
[1883; < Latin cerebr(um) brain + -ose2 + -ide]