Cell Biology. .
a two-layered arrangement of phosphate and lipid molecules that form a cell membrane, the hydrophobic lipid ends facing inward and the hydrophilic phosphate ends facing outward.
the basic structure of a cell membrane consisting of a double layer of phospholipid molecules
lipidemia lip·i·de·mi·a (lĭp’ĭ-dē’mē-ə) or lip·oi·de·mi·a (lĭp’oi-) n. See lipemia.
[lip-id, lahy-pid] /ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a group of organic compounds that are greasy to the touch, insoluble in water, and soluble in alcohol and ether: lipids comprise the fats and other esters with analogous properties and constitute, with proteins and carbohydrates, the chief structural components of living cells. /ˈlaɪpɪd; […]
- Lipid granulomatosis
lipid granulomatosis n. See xanthomatosis.
- Lipid histiocytosis
lipid histiocytosis n. Histiocytosis with cytoplasmic accumulation of lipid.