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noun glu·co·sin·o·late \ˌglü-kō-ˈsin-ə-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of GLUCOSINOLATE

:  any of various bitter sulfur-containing glycosides found especially in cruciferous plants (as broccoli, cabbage, and mustard) that when hydrolyzed form bioactive compounds (as isothiocyanates) including some which are anticarcinogenic


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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