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aglucon

[uh-gloo-kon] /əˈglu kɒn/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
an aglycon, especially one combined with glucose to form a glycoside.
Also, aglucone
[uh-gloo-kohn] /əˈglu koʊn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of aglucon
1920-1925
1920-25; < Greek a- together + gluk- (variant transliteration of glyk-, stem of glykýs) sweet + -on; see -one
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