glucoside

noun
glu·​co·​side | \ ˈglü-kə-ˌsīd How to pronounce glucoside (audio) \

Definition of glucoside

: glycoside especially : a glycoside that yields glucose on hydrolysis

Other Words from glucoside

glucosidic \ ˌglü-​kə-​ˈsi-​dik How to pronounce glucoside (audio) \ adjective

Examples of glucoside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This lightweight cream formula uses 10% vitamin C, ascorbyl glucoside and hyaluronic acid to help brighten your skin and improve your skin texture's appearance. Danusia Wnek, Good Housekeeping, 28 May 2022 Known to scientists as amygdalin, the toxin is a type of chemical compound called a cyanogenic glucoside. Jennifer Leman, Scientific American, 13 June 2019 This creates chemicals called glucosides that are difficult to taste but can be broken down by yeast during fermentation, freeing the ashy notes and ruining the wine. Doug Main, Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2017 One option is to breed or isolate strains of yeast that leave the glucosides intact. Doug Main, Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2017 Some thought that the product contained ascorbyl glucoside, which — according to the Ralph Nader of skin care, Paula’s Choice — is a stable form of Vitamin C, and helps with hyperpigmentation and reducing dark spots. Kathleen Hou, The Cut, 13 Feb. 2018 Uncooked beans contain cyanogenic glucosides, so are poisonous. Margaret Lauterbach, idahostatesman, 14 Mar. 2018 The product also contains vitamin C glucoside and licorice root, both of which are known to soothe and brighten dark spots caused by sun exposure, stress, hormones, and acne. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, 12 Feb. 2018 Dragna recommends finding personal care products that contain surfactants from the alkyl polyglycosides instead, the most common of which is decyl glucoside, because the head group is a sugar instead of a sulfate. Ajc Homepage, ajc, 28 Aug. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of glucoside

1855, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jun 2022

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“Glucoside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucoside. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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glucoside

noun
glu·​co·​side | \ ˈglü-kə-ˌsīd How to pronounce glucoside (audio) \

Medical Definition of glucoside

: glycoside especially : a glycoside that yields glucose on hydrolysis

Other Words from glucoside

glucosidic \ ˌglü-​kə-​ˈsid-​ik How to pronounce glucoside (audio) \ adjective
glucosidically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce glucoside (audio) \ adverb

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