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Medical Term:

glucosylceramide

Pronunciation: glu'ko-sil-ser'a-mid

Definition: A neutral glycolipid containing equimolar amounts of fatty acid, glucose, and sphingosine (or a derivative thereof); accumulates in people with Gaucher disease.

Synonym(s): glucocerebroside

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