glucuronide

noun glu·cu·ro·nide \ glü-ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌnīd \

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


Medical Dictionary

glucuronide

noun gluc·uro·nide \ glü-ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌnīd \

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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