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Any of a class of compounds which are fatty acid esters of glycerol phosphate with a nitrogen base linked to the phosphate group.
- ‘Her dissertation was on the chemistry of unsaturated phosphatides and was published by The Waverly Press in 1922.’
- ‘In addition to the phosphatides, our lecithin is rich in the essential fatty acids.’
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