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aglycon

[uh-glahy-kon] /əˈglaɪ kɒn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a noncarbohydrate group, usually an alcohol or phenol, combined with a sugar to form a glycoside.
Also, aglycone
[uh-glahy-kohn] /əˈglaɪ koʊn/ (Show IPA)
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Compare aglucon.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; see aglucon
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