diglyceride

[ dahy-glis-uh-rahyd, -er-id ]
/ daɪˈglɪs əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd /

noun Chemistry.

an ester obtained from glycerol by the esterification of two hydroxyl groups with fatty acids.

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