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glucosamine

noun glu·cos·amine \glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə-\

Definition of GLUCOSAMINE

:  an amino derivative C6H13NO5 of glucose that occurs especially as a constituent of various polysaccharides that are components of structural substances (as chitin and cartilage)

First Known Use of GLUCOSAMINE

1884
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glucosamine

noun glu·cos·amine \glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə-\

Medical Definition of GLUCOSAMINE

:  an amino derivative C6H13NO5 of glucose that occurs especially as a constituent of various polysaccharides that are components of structural substances (as cartilage and chitin)

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