glucuronic acid

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glucuronic acid

(ˌɡluːkjʊˈrɒnɪk)
n
(Chemistry) chem a soluble compound derived from glucose. Formula C6H10O7

glu′cu•ron′ic ac′id

(ˈglu kyəˈrɒn ɪk, ˌglu-)
n.
an acid, C6H10O7, formed by the oxidation of glucose, found combined with other products of metabolism in the blood and urine.
[1910–15]
Translations

glu·cu·ron·ic ac·id

n. ácido glucurónico, ácido de efecto desintoxicante en el metabolismo humano.
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