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glycosylation

/ˌɡlaɪkəʊsəˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
the process by which sugars are chemically attached to proteins to form glycoproteins
Word Origin
from glycosyl radical derived from glycose + -ation
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glycosylation in Medicine

glycosylation gly·co·sy·la·tion (glī'kə-sə-lā'shən)
n.
The addition of glycosyl groups to a protein to form a glycoprotein.

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