glucosamine

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noun glu·cos·amine \glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə-\

Definition of glucosamine

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

1884

First Known Use of glucosamine

1884


Medical Dictionary

glucosamine

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noun glu·cos·amine \glü-ˈkō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə-\

Medical Definition of glucosamine

  1. :  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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