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Triglycerides

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Updated January 03, 2011

Definition: Triglycerides are a type of fat circulating in the blood and account for the majority of the fats circulating in the blood.

They are carried throughout body by a special lipoprotein called a chylomicron.

Common Misspellings: tryglyceride, trygliceride

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