- Biochemistry. an acid, C6H10O7, formed by the oxidation of glucose, found combined with other products of metabolism in the blood and urine.
Also glycuronic acid.
Origin of glucuronic acid
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- The uronic acid of glucose that conjugates various substances in the liver so as to detoxify or inactivate them.
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