triacylglycerol


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triacylglycerol

 [tri-as″il-glis´er-ol]
the systematic chemical name for triglyceride.

tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol

(trī-as'il-glis'ĕr-ol),
Glycerol esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty (aliphatic) acid; for example, tristearoylglycerol.
Synonym(s): triglyceride

tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol

(trī-as'il-glis'ĕr-ol)
Glycerol esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty (aliphatic) acid.
Synonym(s): triglyceride.

triacylglycerol

TG; most fat in excess of requirements is stored in adipose tissue in this form; the systematic chemical name for triglyceride.

triacylglycerol lipase (LPS)
produced primarily by the pancreas and in smaller quantities by the gastric and intestinal mucosa. Determination of serum levels is used to detect acute necrosis of pancreatic acinar cells. Called also steapsin, lipase, triglyceride lipase.

Patient discussion about triacylglycerol

Q. Improving High Triglycerides I take Tricor for high triglyceride levels; I have a healthy level of total cholesterol, with low LDL, very good HDL. I am now being treated for hypothyroidism, but my doctor says that it's also genetic (I had almost the exact same level number as my brother). How can I work to get my triglycerides under control?

A. High level of triglycerides are generally both genetic and diet related. If you are consuming a high fat containing diet then your level of triglycerides will be increased. On the other hand, regardless of your good cholesterol levels, if you start lowering the amount of fat in your food (less oil, less sweets, less red meat) and combine it with physical activity you can lower your triglycerides level, especially if you are already on medications.

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