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.

Nearby words

  1. digitron,
  2. digitule,
  3. digitus,
  4. diglossia,
  5. diglot,
  6. diglycol,
  7. diglycolic acid,
  8. digne,
  9. dignified,
  10. dignify

Compare glyceride.

Origin of diglyceride


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