Definitions for galactolipids

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word galactolipids

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Galactolipids

    A group of GLYCOLIPIDS in which the sugar group is GALACTOSE. They are distinguished from GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS in lacking nitrogen. They constitute the majority of MEMBRANE LIPIDS in PLANTS.

Images & Illustrations of galactolipids


Find a translation for the galactolipids definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these galactolipids definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"galactolipids." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 13 Oct. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for galactolipids? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for galactolipids:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.