glucuronides

glucuronide

[gloo-kyoor-uh-nahyd]
noun Biochemistry.
a glycoside that yields glucuronic acid upon hydrolysis.


Origin:
1930–35; glucuron(ic acid) + -ide

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glucuronide glu·cu·ro·nide (glōō-kyur'ə-nīd')
n.
Any of various derivatives of glucuronic acid that often combine with toxic organic compounds and are excreted.

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