saccharolipid etymology

English word saccharolipid comes from English lipid, English saccharo- (Sugar.)

Detailed word origin of saccharolipid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lipid English (eng) (organic compound) any of a group of organic compounds including the fats, oils, waxes, sterols, and triglycerides. Lipids are characterized by being insoluble in water, and account for most of the fat present in the human body. They are, however, soluble in nonpolar organic solvents.
saccharo- English (eng) Sugar.
saccharolipid English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of several types of lipid that contain a carbohydrate moiety.

Words with the same origin as saccharolipid

Descendants of lipid
Descendants of saccharo-
aminosaccharide decasaccharide disaccharide glucosaccharide heterosaccharide hexasaccharide monosaccharide oligosaccharide pentasaccharide polysaccharase polysaccharide saccharocolloid saccharogen saccharoid saccharolytic saccharometabolic saccharometer saccharometry saccharomycete saccharomycosis saccharose saccholactic tetrasaccharide trisaccharide