lipoid lipoid

Definition(s):

  • (n) an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The electrical charge accumulates on the lipoid film, breaks through, and thereby establishes electric balance between the two fluids.
Word of the Day
maxim maxim
/ˈmæk səm /