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phosphatide

[ fos-fuh-tahyd, -tid ]
/ ˈfɒs fəˌtaɪd, -tɪd /
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noun Biochemistry.
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Origin of phosphatide

1884; phosphate + -ide
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British Dictionary definitions for phosphatide

phosphatide
/ (ˈfɒsfəˌtaɪd) /

noun
another name for phospholipid
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Medical definitions for phosphatide

phosphatide
[ fŏsfə-tīd′ ]

n.
phospholipid
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