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lipoid

 [lip´oid]
1. fatlike.
2. lipid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lip·oid

(lip'oyd),
1. Resembling fat.
2. Former term for lipid.
Synonym(s): adipoid
[lipo- + G. eidos, appearance]
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lipoid

(lĭp′oid′, lī′poid′)
n.
1. A lipid.
2. Any of various substances, such as lecithin, that resemble fat.
adj. also lipoidal (lĭ-poid′l, lī-)
Resembling fat; fatty.
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lipoid

An older term for:
adjective Lipid-like, fat-like;

noun Lipid, see there.
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lip·oid

(lip'oyd)
1. Resembling fat.
2. Former term for lipid.
Synonym(s): adipoid.
[lipo- + G. eidos, appearance]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lipoid

any substance with fat-like properties including true FATS, STEROIDS and LIPINS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

lip·oid

(lip'oyd)
1. Resembling fat.
2. Former term for lipid.
Synonym(s): adipoid.
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