dermatan sulfate

[dûrmə-tăn′]

n.

A mucopolysaccharide that is a structural component of certain body tissues, especially the skin.

Nearby words

  1. dermal graft,
  2. dermal papilla,
  3. dermal sinus,
  4. dermapteran,
  5. dermat-,
  6. dermatherm,
  7. dermatic,
  8. dermatitis,
  9. dermatitis exfoliativa infantum,
  10. dermatitis herpetiformis


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