[ yoo-ron-ik ]
/ yʊˈrɒn ɪk /
any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine.
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Medicine definitions for uronic acid
[ yu-rŏn′ĭk ]
A product of the oxidation of sugar occurring in various polysaccharides and in urine and containing both an aldehyde and a carboxyl group.
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