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uronic acid

[ yoo-ron-ik ]
/ yʊˈrɒn ɪk /
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noun Biochemistry.
any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine.
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Origin of uronic acid

1920–25; <Greek oûron urine (cf. uro-1) + -ic
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