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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
[glahy-kyoo r-uh-nahyd] /glaɪˈkyʊər əˌnaɪd/ (Show IPA),
glycuronid
[glahy-kyoo r-uh-nid] /glaɪˈkyʊər ə nɪd/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin of glucuronide
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; glucuron(ic acid) + -ide
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glucuronide 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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