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lip·oid

 (lĭp′oid′, lī′poid′)
n.
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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lipoid

(ˈlɪpɔɪd; ˈlaɪ-)
adj
resembling fat; fatty
n
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)

adj.
1. Also, lip•oi′dal. fatty; resembling fat.
n.
2. a fat or fatlike substance, as lecithin or wax.
3. lipid.
[1875–80; < Greek líp(os) fat + -oid]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
macromolecule, supermolecule - any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals
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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Translations

lip·oid

n. lipoide, sustancia que se asemeja a la grasa.
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Gastric fundal varices were obliterated in pediatric population with single shot of N-butyl-2 Cyanoacrylate 0.50ml diluted with 0.50ml of Lipoidal with use of forward-viewing video endoscope with 22-gauge needle.
Non-treponemal tests includes tests like Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) and the Rapid Plasma Reagin Test (RPR) that identifies antilipoidal antibodies produced by the host in response to lipoidal materials released from damaged host cells and lipid present on the cell surface of T.
Nontreponemal tests detect antibodies directed against lipoidal antigens, which originate from damaged host cells.
Bakr, Chemical Composition, Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activities of Essential Oil and Lipoidal Matter of the Flowers and Pods of Tipuana Tipu Growing in Egypt.
An unconventional carrier system, solid lipid nanoparticle (SLN), was developed at the beginning of the 1990s, over the conventional lipoidal carriers like emulsions and liposomes.
The RPR (rapid plasma reagin) test, a lipoidal test (nontreponemal) for IgG and IgM typically associated with treponemal infection, can occasionally elicit nonspecific responses.
This provides high solubilization of lipophilic compound as compared toother lipoidal vehicle such as liposomes[3].