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(trī-glĭs′ĕr-īd )

Any combinations of glycerol with three of five different fatty acids. These substances, triacylglycerols, are also called neutral fats. In the blood, triglycerides are combined with proteins to form lipoproteins. The liver synthesizes lipoproteins to transport fats to other tissues, where they are a source of energy. Fat in adipose tissue is stored energy.
SYN: SEE: triacylglycerol
SEE: hyperlipoproteinemia

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Triglyceride." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766993/all/triglyceride.
Triglyceride. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766993/all/triglyceride. Accessed June 17, 2019.
Triglyceride. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766993/all/triglyceride
Triglyceride [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766993/all/triglyceride.
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