gluconate

noun
glu·​co·​nate | \ ˈglü-kə-ˌnāt How to pronounce gluconate (audio) \

Definition of gluconate

: a salt or ester of gluconic acid

Examples of gluconate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most folk nostrums are bunk, but zinc gluconate lozenges really can nip a cold in the bud. Eric Zorn, chicagotribune.com, 24 June 2021 Patients received either 10 days of zinc gluconate (50 mg), ascorbic acid (8000 mg), both or neither. USA Today, 14 Mar. 2021 There are numerous types of zinc supplements, including zinc gluconate, picolinate, acetate, and citrate, and various forms, such as lozenges, capsules, and drops. Cynthia Sass, Rd, Health.com, 24 June 2020 In 2009, the FDA ordered Zicam to stop marketing three products that contained zinc gluconate after more than 100 users reported losing their sense of smell. Maria Clark, NOLA.com, 20 Dec. 2017 In 2009, the FDA ordered Zicam to stop marketing three products that contained zinc gluconate after more than 100 users reported losing their sense of smell. Maria Clark, NOLA.com, 20 Dec. 2017 In 2009, the FDA ordered Zicam to stop marketing three products that contained zinc gluconate after more than 100 users reported losing their sense of smell. Maria Clark, NOLA.com, 20 Dec. 2017 In 2009, the FDA ordered Zicam to stop marketing three products that contained zinc gluconate after more than 100 users reported losing their sense of smell. Maria Clark, NOLA.com, 20 Dec. 2017 In 2009, the FDA ordered Zicam to stop marketing three products that contained zinc gluconate after more than 100 users reported losing their sense of smell. Matthew Perrone, Houston Chronicle, 18 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of gluconate

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gluconate was in 1884

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“Gluconate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gluconate. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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gluconate

noun
glu·​co·​nate | \ ˈglü-kə-ˌnāt How to pronounce gluconate (audio) \

Medical Definition of gluconate

: a salt or ester of gluconic acid — see calcium gluconate, ferrous gluconate

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