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aglucon

[ uh-gloo-kon ]
/ əˈglu kɒn /
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noun Biochemistry.

an aglycon, especially one combined with glucose to form a glycoside.

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Origin of aglucon

1920–25; <Greek a- together + gluk- (variant transliteration of glyk-, stem of glykýs) sweet + -on;see -one
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