/ (ˌfɒsfətɪdaɪlˈkəʊliːn) /
the systematic name for lecithin
- phosphate group,
- phosphate rock,
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[ fŏs′fə-tīd′l-kō′lēn′ ]
A phospholipid that is a major component of cellular membranes and functions in the transport of lipoproteins in tissues.
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