glycer-

combining form
variants: or glycero-

Definition of glycer-

1 :glycerol
  • glyceryl
:related to glycerol or glyceric acid
  • glycerophosphoric acid
  • glyceraldehyde
2 glycero- usually italic :having the stereochemical arrangement of atoms or groups found in glyceraldehyde
  • 2-(d-glycero-1-hydroxyethyl)-benzimidazole

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Origin and Etymology of glycer-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from glycerin


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