hyaluronic

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hyaluronic acid (ˌhaɪəlʊˈrɒnɪk)
 
n
a viscous polysaccharide with important lubricating properties, present, for example, in the synovial fluid in joints
 
[C20: hyalo- + Greek ouron urine + -ic]
 
hyalu'ronic
 
adj

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