lipoid :

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

  • The electrical charge accumulates on the lipoid film, breaks through, and thereby establishes electric balance between the two fluids.
  • On their way from the nose and throat they may carry infections causing what is called lipoid (fatty) pneumonia.

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