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glycoside

noun gly·co·side \ˈglī-kə-ˌsīd\

Definition of GLYCOSIDE

:  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)
gly·co·sid·ic \ˌglī-kə-ˈsi-dik\ adjective
gly·co·sid·i·cal·ly \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of GLYCOSIDE

alteration of glucoside
First Known Use: 1855

glycoside

noun gly·co·side \ˈglī-kə-ˌsīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLYCOSIDE

:  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)
gly·co·sid·ic \ˌglī-kə-ˈsid-ik\ adjective
gly·co·sid·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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