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lipidnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɪp.ɪd/  us   /ˈlɪp.ɪd/ specialized
a ​substance such as a ​fat, ​oil, or wax that ​dissolves in ​alcohol but not in ​water and is an ​importantpart of ​livingcells
(Definition of lipid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lipidnoun [C]

 /ˈlɪp·ɪd/
biology a ​substance that is an ​importantpart of ​livingcells, ​mainly in the ​form of ​fat or ​oil
(Definition of lipid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lipid”
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