glucuronic acid


glu·cu·ron·ic acid

noun \ˌglü-kyə-ˈrä-nik-\

Definition of GLUCURONIC ACID

:  a compound C6H10O7 that occurs especially as a constituent of mucopolysaccharides (as hyaluronic acid) and combined as a glucuronide

Origin of GLUCURONIC ACID

gluc- + -uronic
First Known Use: 1911

gluc·uron·ic acid

noun \ˌglü-kyə-ˌrän-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUCURONIC ACID

: a compound C6H10O7 that occurs especially as a constituent of glycosaminoglycans (as hyaluronic acid) and combined as a glucuronide

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