phosphatidylcholine

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phosphatidylcholine in Medicine

phosphatidylcholine

[fŏs′fə-tīd′l-kōlēn′]
n.
  1. A phospholipid that is a major component of cellular membranes and functions in the transport of lipoproteins in tissues.
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