glucuronide

[gloo-kyoo r-uh-nahyd]

noun Biochemistry.

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

First recorded in 1930–35; glucuron(ic acid) + -ide
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glucuronide in Medicine

glucuronide

[glōō-kyurə-nīd′]

n.

Any of various derivatives of glucuronic acid that often combine with toxic organic compounds and are excreted.
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