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 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, "Zinc Supplements: What to Know if You're Thinking of Taking Them," 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, "Beetle genitals could hold key to better medical tools: report," 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, "Beetle genitals could hold key to better medical tools: report," 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, "Beetle genitals could hold key to better medical tools: report," 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, "Beetle genitals could hold key to better medical tools: report," 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, "Health officials to target high-risk alternative remedies," 18 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. Washington Post, "US health officials to target high-risk alternative remedies," 18 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, chicagotribune.com, "FDA to start targeting high-risk homeopathic remedies," 18 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of gluconate

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Gluconate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gluconate. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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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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