noun. an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates).
Example sentences of the word lipoid
Accidental inhalation of petroleum jelly poses a greater health risk as this may cause a condition called lipoid pneumonia, which can be serious and potentially life threatening.
2. Noun, singular or mass
It's a flavored powder that contains five main ingredients: xylooligosaccharides, green coffee bean extract, alpha lipoid acid, garcinia cambogia and chromium polynicotinate.