glyco-, glyc- +
(Greek: sweet, sugar)
They are found primarily in connective tissue and cartilage.2. Any of a group of glycoproteins in connective-body tissue, made of carbohydrates and protein.
They serve as binding or cementing materials for body tissues.
2. The major form of fat stored by the body.
A triglyceride consists of three molecules of fatty acids combined with a molecule of the alcohol glycerol.
Triglycerides serve as the backbone of many types of lipids (fats) and they come from the food a person eats as well as from being produced by the body.