kephalin
kephalin keph"a*lin (k[e^]f"[.a]*l[i^]n), n. [Gr. kefalh` the head; it was supposed by Thudichum to exist in brain tissue.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a group of phospholipids (nitrogenous phosphorized fatty substances), present in all living cells and particularly noticeable in nervous tissue. Same as {cephalin}, which see. [1913 Webster]

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  • kephalin — cephalin ceph a*lin (k[e^]f [.a]*l[i^]n), n. [Gr. kefalh the head; it was supposed by Thudichum to exist in brain tissue.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a group of phospholipids (nitrogenous phosphorized fatty substances), present in all living cells… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kephalin — Strukturformel von Phosphatidylethanolamin Phosphatidylethanolamine zählen zu den Lipiden, genauer zu den Phosphoglyceriden. Sie sind eines der wichtigsten am Aufbau von Biomembranen beteiligten Phospholipide. Wie dargestellt liegt die freie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kephalin — keph·a·lin (kĕfʹə lĭn) n. Variant of cephalin. * * * …   Universalium

  • kephalin — SYN: cephalin. * * * keph·a·lin var of CEPHALIN …   Medical dictionary

  • Kephalin — Ke|pha|lin [griech. kephale̅̓ = Kopf; ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: Sammelbez. für bes. in Hirn u. Nervengewebe anzutreffende, mit ↑ Lecithin eng verwandte ↑ Phospholipide aus Fettsäuren, Glycerin, Phosphorsäure u. Aminoalkoholen wie 2 Aminoethanol… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kephalin — Ke|pha|lin vgl. ↑Zephalin …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • kephalin — keph·a·lin …   English syllables

  • kephalin — /ˈkɛfəlɪn/ (say kefuhlin) noun → cephalin …   Australian English dictionary

  • kephalin — ˈkefələ̇n variant of cephalin …   Useful english dictionary

  • cephalin — ceph a*lin (k[e^]f [.a]*l[i^]n), n. [Gr. kefalh the head; it was supposed by Thudichum to exist in brain tissue.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a group of phospholipids (nitrogenous phosphorized fatty substances), present in all living cells and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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