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glycerophosphocholine

Pronunciation: glis'er-o-fos'fo-ko'len

Definition: A component of phosphatidylcholines (lecithins), in which the two OH's of glycerophosphocholine are esterified with fatty acids.

Synonym(s): glycerophosphorylcholine

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