Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "triacylglycerol" [triacylglycerol]

  • Triglyceride (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "triacylglycerol" in a sentence
  • "The two studies identify a nuclear receptor, DHR96, which plays a critical role in regulating the balance or homeostasis of cholesterol and another fat molecule called triacylglycerol"
  • "In the initial diet, stable-weight phase of the study, the 26%-carbohydrate, low-saturated-fat diet resulted in reductions from baseline in total cholesterol, triacylglycerol, apo B, and total:HDL cholesterol that were greater than the changes observed in the group remaining on the 54%-carbohydrate diet."
  • "Dietary carbohydrates, especially simple sugars, can also promote atherogenic dyslipidemia, in large part because of effects on the metabolism of plasma triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins."