aglycone


agly·cone

noun \a-ˈglī-ˌkōn\

Definition of AGLYCONE

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

Variants of AGLYCONE

agly·cone also agly·con \-ˌkän\

Origin of AGLYCONE

International Scientific Vocabulary a- (from Greek ha-, a- together) + glyc- + -one, -on
First Known Use: 1925

agly·cone

noun \-ˈlī-ˌkōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AGLYCONE

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

Variants of AGLYCONE

agly·cone also agly·con \-ˌkän\

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