lecithal


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lec·i·thal

(les'i-thăl),
Having a yolk or pertaining to the yolk of any egg; used especially as a suffix.
[G. lekithos, egg yolk]

lecithal

/lec·i·thal/ (les´ĭ-thal) having a yolk; used especially as a word termination (isolecithal, etc.).

lec·i·thal

(les'i-thăl)
Having a yolk or pertaining to the yolk of any egg; used especially as a suffix.
[G. lekithos, egg yolk]

lecithin

(les'ith-in) [Gr. lekithos, egg yolk]
A phospholipid (phosphoglyceride) that is part of cell membranes; also found in blood, egg yolk, and soybeans. On hydrolysis, it yields stearic acid, glycerol, phosphoric acid, and choline on hydrolysis.
Synonym: phosphatidycholinelecithal, adjective