[ gloo-koh-suh-meen, -min ]
/ gluˈkoʊ səˌmin, -mɪn /
an aminosugar occurring in many polysaccharides of vertebrate tissue and also as the major component of chitin.
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Words nearby glucosamine
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Example sentences from the Web for glucosamine
When hydrolysed these fungoid celluloses yield, in addition to monoses, glucosamine and acetic acid.
British Dictionary definitions for glucosamine
/ (ɡluːˈkəʊzˈəmiːn) /
the amino derivative of glucose that occurs in chitin. It has been used in some herbal remedies
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Medical definitions for glucosamine
[ glōō-kō′sə-mēn′, glōō′kō-sə-mēn′ ]
An amino derivative of glucose that is found especially in polysaccharides such as chitin and in cell membranes.
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Scientific definitions for glucosamine
[ glōō-kō′sə-mēn′, glōō′kō- ]
An amino derivative of glucose in which an amino group replaces a hydroxyl group. It is a component of many polysaccharides and is the basic structural unit of chitin. Glucosamine is used as an over-the-counter dietary supplement by some people with symptoms of arthritis. Chemical formula: C6H13NO5.
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