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1. A lipid.
2. Any of various substances, such as lecithin, that resemble fat.
adj. also li·poi·dal (lĭ-poid′l, lī-)
Resembling fat; fatty.
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resembling fat; fatty
1. a fatlike substance, such as wax
2. (Biochemistry) biochem a former name for lipid
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lip•oid(ˈlɪp ɔɪd, ˈlaɪ pɔɪd)
1. Also, lip•oi′dal. fatty; resembling fat.n.
2. a fat or fatlike substance, as lecithin or wax.
[1875–80; < Greek líp(os) fat + -oid]
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|Noun||1.||lipoid - an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)|
fat - a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
triglyceride - glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule; an important energy source forming much of the fat stored by the body
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
phospholipid - any of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base; an important constituent of membranes
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
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n. lipoide, sustancia que se asemeja a la grasa.
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