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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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Also a·glu·cone [uh-gloo-kohn]. /əˈglu koʊn/.

Origin of aglucon

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