phosphatide(redirected from phosphatides)
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Former name for 1) phosphatidic acid and 2) phosphatidate.
phos′pha·tid′ic (-tĭd′ĭk) adj.
phosphatidic acid or any of its esters. Phosphatidic acid (diacylglycerol phosphate) consists of glycerol esterified to phosphoric acid and to two fatty acids. Phosphatides are major components of cell membranes. Also called phosphoglyceride, phosphotidate.