- A chemical or drug that is attached to a lipid (fat) that contains phosphorus.
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phospholipid — /fos foh lip id/, n. Biochem. any of a group of fatty compounds, as lecithin, composed of phosphoric esters, and occurring in living cells. Also called phosphatide, phospholipide /fos foh lip uyd/, phospholipin /fos foh lip in/. [1925 30; PHOSPHO … Universalium
Complement membrane attack complex — A membrane attack complex attached to a pathogenic cell. The membrane attack complex (MAC) is typically formed on the surface of intruding pathogenic bacterial cells as a result of the activation of the alternative pathway of the complement… … Wikipedia
blood — bloodlike, adj. /blud/, n. 1. the fluid that circulates in the principal vascular system of human beings and other vertebrates, in humans consisting of plasma in which the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended. 2. the… … Universalium
platelet factor 3 — Phospholipid associated with the platelet plasma membrane that contributes to the blood clotting cascade by forming a complex (thromboplastin) with other plasma proteins and activating prothrombin … Dictionary of molecular biology
cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… … Universalium
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Coagulation — This article is about blood clotting. For other meanings see Coagulation (disambiguation). Coagulation is a complex process by which blood forms clots. It is an important part of hemostasis, the cessation of blood loss from a damaged vessel,… … Wikipedia
lipid — /lip id, luy pid/, n. Biochem. 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… … Universalium
nervous system — Anat., Zool. 1. the system of nerves and nerve centers in an animal or human, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and ganglia. 2. a particular part of this system. Cf. autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous… … Universalium
Cardiolipin — (alternate image) Cardiolip … Wikipedia