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ceph·a·lin(sĕf′ə-lĭn) also keph·a·lin (kĕf′-)
Any of a group of phospholipids found especially in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord.
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cephalin(ˈsɛfəlɪn; ˈkɛf-) or
(Biochemistry) a phospholipid, similar to lecithin, that occurs in the nerve tissue and brain. Systematic name: phosphatidylethanolamine
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ceph•a•lin(ˈsɛf ə lɪn)
a phospholipid of the cell membrane, abundant esp. in the brain.
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