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Noun: triglyceride  trI'gli-su,rId
  1. Glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule; an important energy source forming much of the fat stored by the body

Derived forms: triglycerides

Type of: acylglycerol, glyceride, lipid, lipide, lipoid

Part of: fat

Encyclopedia: Triglyceride