glu'cu•ron'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (glOO'kyu-ron'ik, glOO"-), [key]
Biochem.an acid, C6H10O7, formed by the oxidation of glucose, found combined with other products of metabolism in the blood and urine. Also,glycuronic acid.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.


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