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glucuronide

[gloo-kyoo r-uh-nahyd] /gluˈkyʊər əˌnaɪd/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a glycoside that yields glucuronic acid upon hydrolysis.
Also, glycuronide.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; glucuron(ic acid) + -ide
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glucuronides in Medicine

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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