Definitions for phospholipidˌfɒs foʊˈlɪp ɪd
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phos•pho•lip•idˌfɒs foʊˈlɪp ɪd(n.)
any of a group of fatty compounds, composed of phosphoric esters, present in living cells.
Origin of phospholipid:
any of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base; an important constituent of membranes
any lipid, such as lecithin or cephalin, consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group and a simple organic molecule such as choline or ethanolamine; they are important constituents of biological membranes
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