globoside


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globoside

 [glob´o-sīd]
a sphingoglycolipid containing acetylated amino sugars and simple hexoses, occurring in human serum, spleen, liver, and erythrocytes, and accumulating in tissues in Sandhoff's disease.

glo·bo·side

(glō'bō-sīd),
A glycosphingolipid; specifically, a ceramide tetrasaccharide (tetraglycosylceramide), isolated from kidney and erythrocytes; accumulates in people with Sandhoff disease.

globoside

/glob·o·side/ (glob´o-sīd) a glycosphingolipid containing acetylated amino sugars and simple hexoses that accumulates in tissues in Sandhoff's disease but not in Tay-Sachs disease.

glo·bo·side

(glō'bō-sīd)
A glycosphingolipid isolated from kidney and erythrocytes; accumulates in patients with Sandhoff disease.