aglycone

noun agly·cone \ a-ˈglī-ˌkōn \
variants: or less commonly aglycon play \-ˌkän\

Definition of aglycone

:an organic compound (such as a phenol or alcohol) combined with the sugar portion of a glycoside

Origin and Etymology of aglycone

International Scientific Vocabulary a- (from Greek ha-, a- together) + glyc- + -one, -on


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aglycone

noun agly·cone \ -ˈlī-ˌkōn \
variants: also aglycon play \-ˌkän\

medical Definition of aglycone

:an organic compound (as a phenol or alcohol) combined with the sugar portion of a glycoside

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