glycuronic acid

noun glycu·ron·ic acid \¦glik|yə¦ränik-, ¦glīk|\

Definition of glycuronic acid

  1. 1 archaic :  glucuronic acid

  2. 2 :  a uronic acid (as galacturonic acid) derived from a glycose (as galactose)

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Origin and Etymology of glycuronic acid

glycuronic International Scientific Vocabulary glyc- + uron- (from Greek ouron urine) + -ic


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