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[ uh-glahy-kon ]
/ əˈglaɪ kɒn /

noun Biochemistry.

a noncarbohydrate group, usually an alcohol or phenol, combined with a sugar to form a glycoside.

Nearby words

aglossostomia, aglow, aglu, aglucon, aglutition, aglycon, aglycosuria, agm, agma, agminate, agminate glands
Also a·gly·cone [uh-glahy-kohn] /əˈglaɪ koʊn/.
Compare aglucon.

Origin of aglycon

First recorded in 1920–25; see origin at aglucon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019