Phrenosin
Phrenosin Phre"no*sin, n. [See {Phrenic}.] (Physiol. Chem.) A nitrogenous body, related to cerebrin, supposed to exist in the brain. [1913 Webster]

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  • phrenosin — A cerebroside abundant in white matter of the brain, composed of cerebronic acid, d galactose, and sphingosine. SYN: cerebron. * * * phren·o·sin fren ə sən n a crystalline cerebroside that yields cerebronic acid on hydrolysis * * * phren·o·sin… …   Medical dictionary

  • phrenosin — phren·o·sin …   English syllables

  • phrenosin — ˈfrenəsə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phren + ose + in : a crystalline cerebroside that yields cerebronic acid on hydrolysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • cerebron — SYN: phrenosin …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebronic acid — A constituent of brain cerebrosides and other glycolipids. SYN: phrenosinic acid. * * * cer·e·bron·ic acid .ser ə .brän ik n a hydroxy fatty acid obtained from phrenosin by hydrolysis * * * cer·e·bron·ic ac·id (ser″ə bronґik) a fatty… …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebroside — A class of glycosphingolipid; specifically, a monoglycosylceramide (ceramide monosaccharide), the sugar being attached to the CHOH moiety of the sphingoid. Cerebrosides are found in the myelin sheath of nerve tissue; e.g., kerasin, nervon,… …   Medical dictionary

  • phrenosine — phren·o·sine (frenґo sēn) phrenosin …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebronic acid — |serə|bränik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cerebron, a substance derived from brain tissue (from cerebr + on) + ic : a hydroxy fatty acid obtained from phrenosin by hydrolysis called also phrenosinic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • phrenosinic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|sinik noun Etymology: phrenosinic International Scientific Vocabulary phrenosin + ic : cerebronic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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