cerebroside


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cerebroside

 [sĕ-re´bro-sīd]
a general designation for sphingolipids in which sphingosine is combined with galactose or glucose; found chiefly in nervous tissue.

cer·e·bro·side

(ser'ĕ-brō-sīd'),
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, for example, kerasin, nervon, oxynervon, phrenosin, these names are also used for the fatty acid involved. Cerebroside is sometimes prefixed by gluco-, galacto-, among others, in place of the correct glucosylceramide, and the like. The sulfate esters of cerebrosides are among the sulfatidates.

cerebroside

/cer·e·bro·side/ (ser´ĕ-bro-sīd″) a general designation for sphingolipids in which sphingosine is combined with galactose or glucose; found chiefly in nervous tissue.

cerebroside

(sĕr′ə-brə-sīd′, sə-rē′-)
n.
Any of various lipid compounds that contain glucose or both galactose and glucose and are found in the brain and other nerve tissue.

cerebroside

[ser′əbrōsīd′]
any of a group of glycolipids found in the brain and other tissues of the nervous system, especially the myelin sheath.

Gaucher lipid

An obsolete term for a sphingolipid, see there.

cer·e·bro·side

(ser'ĕ-brō-sīd)
A class of glycosphingolipids; cerebrosides are found in the myelin sheath of nerve tissue.

cerebroside

a general designation for sphingolipids in which sphingosine is combined with galactose or glucose; found chiefly in nervous tissue.
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