cerebrosides
n. pl. [L. cerebrum, brain; F. -ide, from oxide]
Phospholipids probably common to all living cells.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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