- a glycoside that yields glucuronic acid upon hydrolysis.
Also gly·cur·o·nide [glahy-kyoo r-uh-nahyd] /glaɪˈkyʊər əˌnaɪd/, gly·cur·o·nid [glahy-kyoo r-uh-nid] /glaɪˈkyʊər ə nɪd/.
Origin of glucuronide
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- Any of various derivatives of glucuronic acid that often combine with toxic organic compounds and are excreted.
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