[ lahyp-oh-pol-ee-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid, lahy-poh- ]
/ ˈlaɪp oʊˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd, ˈlaɪ poʊ- /
any of a class of polysaccharides to which lipids are attached.
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Medicine definitions for lipopolysaccharide
[ lĭp′ō-pŏl′ē-săk′ə-rīd′, lī′pō- ]
Any of a group of polysaccharides in which a lipid constitutes a portion of the molecule.
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