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aglycone

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noun agly·cone \a-ˈglī-ˌkōn\

Definition of aglycone

  1. :  an organic compound (as a phenol or alcohol) combined with the sugar portion of a glycoside



Variants of aglycone

also agly·con play \-ˌkän\

Origin of aglycone

International Scientific Vocabulary a- (from Greek ha-, a- together) + glyc- + -one, -on


First Known Use: 1925


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aglycone

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noun agly·cone \-ˈlī-ˌkōn\

Medical Definition of aglycone

  1. :  an organic compound (as a phenol or alcohol) combined with the sugar portion of a glycoside



Variants of aglycone

also agly·con \-ˌkän\play

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