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Definition of the noun lipide

What does lipide mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lipides

  1. an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • alternative spelling: lipid
    • synonym of lipide: lipoid
    • more generic words: macromolecule / supermolecule = any very large complex molecule
    • more specific words:
      • fat = a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids
      • triglyceride = glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule
      • 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
      • wax = any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lipide

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Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Fat-like, lipide. Hara, Häf &HI, Harra, Haif G fetal- VITHT Lipide. See Lipid. Lipocele. Adipocele. *[Hagf: Lipocere. Adipocere. Half- fer Lipocyte.

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Lipide, lip'id. 1. Fat-like. 2. Any one of a group of organic substances insoluble in water; e.g., lecithin, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood enzyme foundin pancreatic secretions which ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

hétérotrophe hétérotrophe hétérotrophie hétérozygote histones hormone humine immobilisation inhibition rétroactive labile leghémoglobine lignine lipide lyse osmotique lysosome métabolisme métabolite métabolite secondaire métabolites ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2017)

by M. Abercrombie

Lipide, Lipid, Lipin and Lipoid have all been used as synonyms for fat in this sense; but they also have other (often ambiguous) more restricted meanings. (2) In biochemical analysis 'fat' may refer simply to any substance extractable in fat ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present Time (1873)

Du Moulin to Franklin

Hafniae et Lipide: impensi: Yaanni: Gottlab Rot/1e. MDCCLxxx.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

insecticide inside intensified iodide ironside joyride justified landslide larvacide larvicide lied lignified lipide liquefied magnified matricide misapplied misguide misty-eyed modified mollified monoxide mortified mountainside multiplied ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

[From French lipide, from Greek lipos fat] lipid bilayer n. A double layer of * amphipathic lipid molecules that forms a *cell membrane (see illustration). lipogram 426 outer surface hydrophilicheadhydrophobictail membrane lipid molecule inner ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

dyslipidemia /dislip′id·ē′mē·ə/ [Gk, dys, difficult + Fr, lipide, fat + Gk, haemia, blood], abnormality in, or abnormal amounts of, lipids and lipoproteins in the blood. See also hyperlipemia, hypolipoproteinemia. dysmaturity ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

dyslipidemia /dislip′id·ē′mē·ə/ [Gk, dys, difficult + Fr, lipide, fat + Gk, haemia, blood], abnormality in, or abnormal amounts of, lipids and lipoproteins in the blood. See also hyperlipemia, hypolipoproteinemia. dysmaturity ...

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Scrabble value of L1I1P3I1D2E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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