glucuronide

noun
glu·​cu·​ro·​nide | \ glü-ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌnīd How to pronounce glucuronide (audio) \

Definition of glucuronide

: any of various derivatives of glucuronic acid that are formed especially as combinations with often toxic aromatic hydroxyl compounds and are excreted in the urine

First Known Use of glucuronide

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Glucuronide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucuronide. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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glucuronide

noun
gluc·​uro·​nide | \ glü-ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌnīd How to pronounce glucuronide (audio) \

Medical Definition of glucuronide

: any of various derivatives of glucuronic acid that are formed especially as combinations with often toxic aromatic hydroxyl compounds (as phenols) and are excreted in the urine

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