galactocerebroside

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galactocerebroside

/ga·lac·to·ce·re·bro·side/ (gah-lak″to-sĕ-re´bro-sīd) any of the cerebrosides in which the head group is galactose; they are abundant in the cell membranes of nervous tissue.

galactocerebroside

a glycosphingolipid with a galactose unit. Called also galactolipid. See globoid cell leukodystrophy.
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Detection of Krabbe disease using tritiated galactosylceramides with medium-chain fatty acids.