English - English Dictionary

lipid: noun: u02c8lau026apu0259d

Few words

lipid-lowering medicinea medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
lipid-lowering medicationa medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
lipidosisa disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body
lipidemiapresence of excess lipids in the blood
lipidaemiapresence of excess lipids in the blood
hyperlipidemiapresence of excess lipids in the blood
hyperlipidaemiapresence of excess lipids in the blood
lipid granulomatosiswidespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism
lipidan oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
lipidean oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
phospholipidany of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base; an important constituent of membranes