lipidosis lip·i·do·sis (lĭp’ĭ-dō’sĭs)
n. pl. lip·i·do·ses (-sēz)
An inborn or acquired disorder of the lipid metabolism.
- Lipid pneumonia
lipid pneumonia or lipoid pneumonia n. Inflammatory and fibrotic changes in the lungs due to the inhalation of various fatty substances, or due to accumulation in the lungs of endogenous lipid material following the fracture of a bone.
- Lipid proteinosis
lipid proteinosis n. An inherited lipid metabolism disorder characterized by deposits of a protein-lipid complex on the labial mucosa and sublingual and faucial areas, and by papillomatous eyelid lesions.
[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; […]
[lip-i-tawr] /ˈlɪp ɪˌtɔr/ Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand of .