glycosyl

noun
gly·​co·​syl | \ ˈglī-kə-ˌsil How to pronounce glycosyl (audio) \

Definition of glycosyl

: a monovalent radical derived from a cyclic form of glucose by removal of the hemiacetal hydroxyl group

First Known Use of glycosyl

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glycosyl

International Scientific Vocabulary glycose glucose

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“Glycosyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycosyl. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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glycosyl

noun
gly·​co·​syl | \ ˈglī-kə-ˌsil How to pronounce glycosyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycosyl

: a monovalent radical derived from a cyclic form of glucose by removal of the hemiacetal hydroxyl group

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