glucosamine

noun
glu·​cos·​amine | \ glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌmēn How to pronounce glucosamine (audio) , -zə- \

Definition of glucosamine

: an amino derivative C6H13NO5 of glucose that occurs especially as a constituent of various polysaccharides that are components of structural substances (such as chitin and cartilage)

Examples of glucosamine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brutus Bone Broth is also low-sodium, has glucosamine for joint health, and turmeric to fight inflammation. Geri Stengel, Forbes, 8 Sep. 2021 Your dog will get five times the glucosamine, as each chew has 500mg. Chris Hachey, BGR, 7 May 2021 Petwine, the company behind the faux vintage (which is brewed with Alaskan salmon oil and infused with glucosamine and chondroitin), is also hosting a photo contest, with the winner getting 1,000 Dogecoins. Chris Morris, Fortune, 20 Apr. 2021 Merrick dog food is known for its high-quality ingredients, with extras such as probiotics for digestive health and glucosamine for joints. Lauren Corona, chicagotribune.com, 23 Dec. 2020 The addition of glucosamine and chondroitin promote agile joints. Brian Lynn, Outdoor Life, 21 Sep. 2020 This broth can also be a natural source for glucosamine, chondroitin, keratin and hyaluronic acid (substances which provide support for our joints, skin, and other useful organs). Tim Macwelch, Outdoor Life, 30 Sep. 2020 This broth can even be a natural source for glucosamine, chondroitin, keratin, and hyaluronic acid (substances which provide support for our joints, skin, and other useful organs). Tim Macwelch/outdoor Life, Popular Science, 5 Oct. 2020 The addition of glucosamine and chondroitin has helped promote joint health. Brian Lynn, Field & Stream, 21 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of glucosamine

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Glucosamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucosamine. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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glucosamine

noun
glu·​cos·​amine | \ glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə- How to pronounce glucosamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of glucosamine

: an amino derivative C6H13NO5 of glucose that occurs especially as a constituent of various polysaccharides that are components of structural substances (as cartilage and chitin)

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