chromolipid

SYN: lipochrome (1).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • lipochrome — 1. A pigmented lipid, e.g., lutein, carotene. SYN: chromolipid. 2. A term sometimes used to designate the wear and tear pigments, e.g., lipofuscin, hemofuscin, ceroid. More precisely, lipochromes are yellow pigments that seem to be identical to …   Medical dictionary

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