glycerophosphorylcholine etymology

English word glycerophosphorylcholine comes from English glycero- ((organic chemistry) Derived from glycerol.), English phosphorylcholine

Detailed word origin of glycerophosphorylcholine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
glycero- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Derived from glycerol.
phosphorylcholine English (eng) (organic compound) The phosphoryl derivative of choline that combines with a diglyceride to form lecithin.
glycerophosphorylcholine English (eng) (organic compound) The glyceryl derivative of phosphorylcholine that combines with fatty acids to form lecithin.

Words with the same origin as glycerophosphorylcholine

Descendants of glycero-
galactoglycerolipid glyceroglycolipid glyceroketone glycerolipid glyceroneogenesis glycerophosphoglucose glycerophospholipid glycerophosphoric glycerophosphoric acid glycerophosphorylation glycoglycerolipid