noun Biochemistry.
an aglycon, especially one combined with glucose to form a glycoside.
Also, aglucone [uh-gloo-kohn] .

1920–25; < Greek a- together + gluk- (variant transliteration of glyk-, stem of glykýs) sweet + -on; see -one Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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