Definition of phosphoglyceride in US English:

phosphoglyceride

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of a group of phospholipids having a structure based on glycerol phosphate, occurring naturally as components of cell membranes.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Science. From phospho- + glyceride.

Pronunciation

phosphoglyceride

/ˌfɒsfəʊˈɡlɪsərʌɪd/