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Term:
galactosylceramide catabolic process (GO:0006683)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
galactosylceramide biosynthetic process  
galactosylceramide catabolic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of galactosylceramides, any compound formed by the replacement of the glycosidic hydroxyl group of a cyclic form of galactose by a ceramide group.
glucosylceramide catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: galactosylceramide breakdown ;   galactosylceramide catabolism ;   galactosylceramide degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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