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British Dictionary definitions for glycosylation

glycosylation

noun
  1. the process by which sugars are chemically attached to proteins to form glycoproteins
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Word Origin

from glycosyl radical derived from glycose + -ation
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glycosylation in Medicine

glycosylation

(glī′kə-sə-lāshən)
n.
  1. The addition of glycosyl groups to a protein to form a glycoprotein.
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