glucuronolactone

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

Definition of glucuronolactone

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

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Origin and Etymology of glucuronolactone

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


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