triglyceride

Definitions

General Science

  • noun an ester formed from one glycerol molecule and three fatty acid molecules

Food

  • The medical term for fats and oils containing three fatty acid molecules esterified with a glycerol molecule. Often measured in blood analysis.

Medical

  • noun a substance such as fat which contains three fatty acids
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