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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
fatlike substances of natural origin, such as phospholipids. The term “lipoids” is obsolete: both fats and lipoids conventionally come under the single term “lipids.”
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.