cellobiuronic acid

noun
cel·​lo·​bi·​u·​ron·​ic acid | \ ¦selōˌbīyə¦ränik- \

Definition of cellobiuronic acid

: an aldobiuronic acid obtained by partial hydrolysis of a specific polysaccharide of pneumococci and yielding glucose and glucuronic acid on hydrolysis

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History and Etymology for cellobiuronic acid

cell- + bi- + uronic

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“Cellobiuronic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cellobiuronic%20acid. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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