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uronic acid

noun uron·ic acid \y-ˈrä-nik-\

Definition of URONIC ACID

:  any of a class of acidic compounds of the general formula HOOC(CHOH)nCHO that contain both carboxylic and aldehydic groups, are oxidation products of sugars, and occur combined in many polysaccharides and in urine
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First Known Use of URONIC ACID

1925
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uronic acid

noun uron·ic acid \y-ˌrän-ik-\

Medical Definition of URONIC ACID

:  any of a class of acidic compounds of the general formula HOOC(CHOH)nCHO that contain both carboxylic and aldehydic groups, are oxidation products of sugars, and occur combined in many polysaccharides and in urine

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