HyperDic: triglyceride

English > 1 sense of the word triglyceride:
NOUNsubstancetriglycerideglyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues
triglyceride > pronunciation
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English > triglyceride: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningglyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule; an important energy source forming much of the fat stored by the body.
Broaderglyceride, acylglycerolAn ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils
lipid, lipide, lipoidAn oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
Substance offatA soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

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