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lipĀ·id
[lip-id, lahy-pid]
NOUN [BIOCHEMISTRY.]
1.
any of a group of organic compounds that are greasy to the touch, insoluble in water, and soluble in alcohol and ether: lipids comprise the fats and other esters with analogous properties and constitute, with proteins and carbohydrates, the chief structural components of living cells.
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Lipid - Wikipedia

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In biology, lipids comprise a group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins monoglycerides, diglycerides ...

What are Lipids? - News Medical

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Oct 9, 2012 ... Lipids are molecules that contain hydrocarbons and make up the building blocks of the structure and function of living cells. Examples of lipids ...

What You Should Know About Blood Lipids - The National Kidney ...

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What are blood lipids? Lipids are fat-like substances found in your blood and body tissues. Your body needs small amounts of lipids to work normally. How are  ...

What are lipids? - NetDoctor

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Dec 5, 2014 ... Your husband's doctor is checking his cholesterol, and other blood fat levels, to assess whether he is prone to atherosclerosis. ...

Lipids | Macromolecules (article) | Khan Academy

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Overview of lipids, covering fats and oils, saturated and unsaturated fats, triglycerides (triacylglycerols), phospholipids, and steroids.

Medical Definition of Lipids - MedicineNet

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(Please see the various meanings of Fat.) Lipids can be more formally defined as substances such as a fat, oil or wax that dissolves in alcohol but not in water.

Examples of Lipids

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A lipid is a fat-like molecule and is a major building block of the cells of animals. Lipids are organic, meaning that they contain carbon atoms. Lipids do not ...

What Are Lipids? - 2012 Book Archive

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Lipids are important fats that serve different roles in the human body. A common misconception is that fat is simply fattening. However, fat is probably the reason ...