- (formerly) glycosaminoglycan.
Origin of mucopolysaccharide
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- biochem any of a group of complex polysaccharides composed of repeating units of two sugars, one of which contains an amino group
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- Any of a group of polysaccharides with high molecular weight that contain amino sugars and often form complexes with proteins.galactosaminoglycan glycosaminoglycan
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- See glycosaminoglycan.
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