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ganglioside

[ gang-glee-uh-sahyd ]
/ ˈgæŋ gli əˌsaɪd /
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noun Biochemistry.
any of a class of glycolipids, found chiefly in nerve ganglia, that upon hydrolysis yield sphingosine, neuraminic acid, a fatty acid, and a monosaccharide.
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Origin of ganglioside

First recorded in 1940–45; gangli(on) + -ose2 + -ide
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