Simple Lipid

Simple Lipid Definition:

A lipid that does not undergo hydrolysis in aqueous acid or base to produce smaller fragments.

Simple Lipid Explained:

Any large group of organic compounds that are esters of fatty acids. (Simple lipids, such as fats and waxes) or closely related substances (compound lipids, such as phospholipids): usually insoluble in water but soluble in alcohol and other organic solvents.