Also lip·oi·dal. fatty; resembling fat.
a fat or fatlike substance, as lecithin or wax.
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How to use lipoid in a sentence
A lipoid suspension to release it slowly into the bloodstream and give the irritation time to subside.The Syndic | C.M. Kornbluth
The absence from the latter organs shows that the lipoid solubility does not obtain in the body.
In refractory cases benefit has followed the subcutaneous injection of lipoid solution containing tin.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Some writers, who object to the word "lipoid" as a group name, prefer to call these substances the "fat-like bodies."The Chemistry of Plant Life | Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
The result was a condition almost exactly like pneumonia, called "lipoid pneumonia."The Wailing Octopus | Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for lipoid
resembling fat; fatty
a fatlike substance, such as wax
biochem a former name for lipid
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