glucuronolactone

noun
glu·​cu·​rono·​lactone | \ glü¦kyu̇rə(ˌ)nō, ¦glükyə¦ränə + \

Definition of glucuronolactone

: a crystalline aldehydic lactone C6H8O6 made from glucuronic acid by heating and used in medicine

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History and Etymology for glucuronolactone

glucuron- (from glucuronic acid) + -o- + lactone

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“Glucuronolactone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucuronolactone. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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