lipoid [lip-oid, lahy-poid] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- Also lip·oi·dal. fatty; resembling fat.
- a fat or fatlike substance, as lecithin or wax.
The result was a condition almost exactly like pneumonia, called “lipoid pneumonia.”
Harold Leland Goodwin
In the cases of Aschoff and Koch no abnormality was noted except an almost constant increase in lipoid content.
Alfred Fabian Hess
A lipoid suspension to release it slowly into the bloodstream and give the irritation time to subside.
The absence from the latter organs shows that the lipoid solubility does not obtain in the body.
In refractory cases benefit has followed the subcutaneous injection of lipoid solution containing tin.
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for lipoid lipoid adjective Also: lipoidal
- resembling fat; fatty
- a fatlike substance, such as wax
- biochem a former name for lipid
lipoid in Medicine lipoid [lĭp′oid′, lī′poid′] adj.
- Resembling fat; adipoid.
- Lipid. No longer in technical use.