gluconate

noun

glu·​co·​nate ˈglü-kə-ˌnāt How to pronounce gluconate (audio)
: a salt or ester of gluconic acid

Examples of gluconate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Half were given placebos, and half were given lozenges containing 13.3 milligrams of zinc from zinc gluconate every two waking hours as long as their symptoms persisted. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 16 May 2024 How To Take Zinc There are numerous zinc supplements, such as zinc gluconate, picolinate, acetate, and citrate. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health, 19 May 2024 Also, the gluconate form can be known to cause more gastrointestinal (GI) upset than other forms of iron. Casey Seiden, Parents, 26 Feb. 2024 Also, the gluconate form can be known to cause more gastrointestinal (GI) upset than other forms of iron.1 These tablets also contain artificial colorings. Casey Seiden, Parents, 26 Feb. 2024 In the study, participants were given either 50 milligrams of zinc citrate and 3,000 PU of the enzyme phytase, 10 milligrams of zinc gluconate, or a placebo.4 Patients who took the zinc gluconate or placebo didn’t see any sort of difference in how long their Botox lasted. Korin Miller, Health, 26 Feb. 2024 Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are two types that have been found to be highly bioavailable. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 6 Aug. 2023 Each tablet contains 30 mg (273% DV) of zinc gluconate and offers a good amount to help boost zinc intake. Kelsey Kunik, Rd, Health, 25 July 2023 When choosing an iron supplement, check the label and opt for one that contains either ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 6 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

gluconate

noun
glu·​co·​nate ˈglü-kə-ˌnāt How to pronounce gluconate (audio)
: a salt or ester of gluconic acid see calcium gluconate, ferrous gluconate
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