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lipopolysaccharide

[ lahyp-oh-pol-ee-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid, lahy-poh- ]
/ ˈlaɪp oʊˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd, ˈlaɪ poʊ- /
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noun Biochemistry.
any of a class of polysaccharides to which lipids are attached.
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Origin of lipopolysaccharide

First recorded in 1950–55; lipo-1 + polysaccharide
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