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Medical Term:

phosphatidylinositol

Pronunciation: fos'fa-ti'dil-in-o'si-tol

Definition: A phosphatidic acid combined with inositol found in biomembranes and a precursor to certain cellular signals. Sometimes referred to as inositide.

Synonym(s): phosphoinositide

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