Lipid

A naturally occurring substance soluble in organic solvents but not in water.

Lipid

Group of organic compounds which are esters of fatty acids and which are characterised by being insoluble in water but soluble in many organic solvents.

Lipid

large molecules containing hydrogen and carbon which are insoluble in water. Simple lipids consist of long chains of fatty acids. Compound lipids contain phosphoric acid, sugars, nitrogenous bases or proteins, and include the phospholipids, glycolipids and lipoproteins. Steroids may also be classified as lipids.
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lipid

[n] - an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
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Lipid

Lipids are any of a group of organic compounds that are esters of fatty acids or closely related substances. Generally they do not dissolve in water. but are soluble in some other organic solvents.
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lipid

a term for fat in the body. Lipids can be broken down by the body and used for energy.
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Lipid

Water-insoluble molecule which is soluble in nonpolar solvents such as ether. Divided into two classes: Saponifiable and nonsaponifiable.
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Lipid

a classification of organic compounds, including fatty acids, oils, waxes and steroids, that are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents.
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lipid

A diverse group of organic molecules that contain long hydrocarbon chains or rings and are hydrophobic. Examples are fats, oils, waxes, and steroids.
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lipid

A fatty, waxy or oily non-polar organic compound that is characteristically insoluble in water but readily soluble in organic solvents.
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lipid

A naturally occurring substance soluble in organic solvents but not in water.
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Lipid

A descriptive term, rather than chemical one, for fats. Broadly, it means true fats (like triglycerides), lipoids (like phospholipids) and sterols (like cholesterol).
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Lipid

Another word for “fat�. Lipids are one of the main constituents of plant and animal cells.
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Lipid

Lipid: Another word for 'fat.' (Please see the various meanings of Fat.) A lipid is more formally defined as a substance such as a fat, oil or wax that dissolves in alcohol but not in water. Lipids contain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen but have far less oxygen proportionally than carbohydrates. Lipids are an important part of living cells. Together w...
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lipid

<chemical> Any of a heterogeneous group of flats and fatlike substances characterised by being water insoluble and being extractable by nonpolar (or fat) solvents such as alcohol, ether, chloroform, benzene, etc. All contain as a major constituent aliphatic hydrocarbons. The lipids, which are easily stored in the body, serve as a source of fu...
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lipid

lipide noun an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
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lipid

(lip´id) any of a group of substances comprising fatty, greasy, oily, and waxy compounds that are insoluble in water and soluble in nonpolar solvents, such as ether and chloroform.Simple lipids are the triglycerides and neutral fats and are an important source of fuel for the body and a much lighter form of energy stora...
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lipid

any of a diverse group of organic compounds including fats, oils, hormones, and certain components of membranes that are grouped together because ... [28 related articles]
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lipid

any of a heterogeneous group of flats and fatlike substances characterized by being water-insoluble and being extractable by nonpolar (or fat) solvents such as alcohol, ether, chloroform, benzene, etc. All contain as a major constituent aliphatic hydrocarbons. The lipids, which are easily stored in the body, serve as a source of fuel, are an impo.....
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lipid

lipid (e) 1. Any of a heterogeneous group of fats and fatlike substances characterized by being water-insoluble and being extractable by nonpolar (or fat) solvents such as alcohol, ether, chloroform, benzene, etc. 2. `Fat-soluble”, an operational term used to describe a solubility characteristic, not a chemical substance, i.e., denoting s...
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Lipid

A fatty substance that is insoluble (cannot be dissolved) in the blood.
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Lipid

another term for fat / oil. Usually, used in reference to fat in the human body.
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Lipid

another term for fat / oil. Usually, used in reference to fat in the human body.
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Lipid

Any of various substances that are soluble in nonpolar organic solvents, and that include fats, waxes, phosphatides, cerebrosides, and related and derived compounds. Lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates compose the principal structural components of living cells.
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Lipid

Is an organic compound composed of carbon atoms that have two hydrogen atoms attached. Lipids are commonly known as fats and oils, and belong to the family of molecules known as hydrocarbons.
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