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uronic acid

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noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine.

Origin of uronic acid

1920–25; < Greek oûron urine (cf. uro-1) + -ic
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uronic acid in Medicine

glucuronic acid

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  1. The uronic acid of glucose that conjugates various substances in the liver so as to detoxify or inactivate them.
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