glucocerebroside

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glucocerebroside

 [gloo″ko-ser´ĕ-bro-sīd]
a cerebroside containing a glucose sugar; it accumulates in the tissues in Gaucher's disease.

glu·co·syl·cer·a·mide

(glū'kō-sil-ser'ă-mīd),
A neutral glycolipid containing equimolar amounts of fatty acid, glucose, and sphingosine (or a derivative thereof); accumulates in people with Gaucher disease.
Synonym(s): glucocerebroside

glucocerebroside

/glu·co·cer·e·bro·side/ (-ser´ĕ-bro-sīd″) a cerebroside with a glucose sugar.

glu·co·syl·cer·a·mide

(glū'kō-sil-ser'ă-mīd)
A neutral glycolipid containing equimolar amounts of fatty acid, glucose, and sphingosine (or a derivative thereof); accumulates in people with Gaucher disease.
Synonym(s): glucocerebroside.

Glucocerebroside

A cerebroside that contains glucose in the molecule.
Mentioned in: Gaucher Disease

glucocerebroside

a cerebroside containing a glucose sugar; it accumulates in the tissues in gaucher's disease (glucocerebrosidosis).