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