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glycoside

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noun gly·co·side \ˈglī-kə-ˌsīd\

Definition of glycoside

  1. :  any of numerous sugar derivatives that contain a nonsugar group bonded to an oxygen or nitrogen atom and that on hydrolysis yield a sugar (as glucose)

glycosidic play \ˌglī-kə-ˈsi-dik\ adjective
glycosidically play \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of glycoside

alteration of glucoside


First Known Use: 1855


Medical Dictionary

glycoside

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noun gly·co·side \ˈglī-kə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of glycoside

  1. :  any of numerous sugar derivatives that contain a nonsugar group attached through an oxygen or nitrogen bond and that on hydrolysis yield a sugar (as glucose)

glycosidic \ˌglī-kə-ˈsid-ik\play adjective
glycosidically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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