[ plaz-mal-uh-jin, -jen ]
/ plæzˈmæl ə dʒɪn, -ˌdʒɛn /
any of the class of phosphatides that contain an aldehyde of a fatty acid, found in heart and skeletal muscle, the brain, the liver, and in eggs.
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Medical definitions for plasmalogen
[ plăz-măl′ə-jən, -jĕn′ ]
Any of various glycerophospholipids in which a fatty acid group is replaced by a fatty aldehyde group.
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