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Introduction: Lipid

Description of Lipid

Lipid: any of a class of hydrophobic biochemicals including fats, long- chain fatty acids, steroids, oils, and waxes.
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Lipid: A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed).
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Lipid: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Lipid

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