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glycosyl

noun gly·co·syl \ˈglī-kə-ˌsil\

Definition of GLYCOSYL

:  a monovalent radical derived from a cyclic form of glucose by removal of the hemiacetal hydroxyl group

Origin of GLYCOSYL

International Scientific Vocabulary glycose glucose
First Known Use: 1945

glycosyl

noun gly·co·syl \ˈglī-kə-ˌsil\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLYCOSYL

:  a monovalent radical derived from a cyclic form of glucose by removal of the hemiacetal hydroxyl group

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