Medical Dictionary


noun gly·cos·ami·no·gly·can
\ˌglī-kō-sə-ˌmē-nō-ˈglī-ˌkan, -kō-ˌsam-ə-nō-\

Medical Definition of GLYCOSAMINOGLYCAN

:  any of various polysaccharides derived from an amino hexose that are constituents of mucoproteins, glycoproteins, and blood-group substances—called also mucopolysaccharide


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