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Any of a group of organic compounds, occurring abundantly in plants, that yield a sugar and one or more nonsugar substances on hydrolysis.

[glycose, a monosaccharide (variant of glucose) + -ide.]

gly′co·sid′ic (-sĭd′ĭk) adj.


(Chemistry) any of a group of substances, such as digitoxin, derived from monosaccharides by replacing the hydroxyl group by another group. Many are important medicinal drugs. See also glucoside
glycosidic adj


(ˈglaɪ kəˌsaɪd)

any of the class of compounds that yield a sugar and an aglycon upon hydrolysis.
[1925–30; alter. of glucoside, with y from glyco-]
gly`co•sid′ic (-ˈsɪd ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.glycoside - a group of compounds derived from monosaccharides
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
glucoside - a glycoside derived from glucose
nucleoside - a glycoside formed by partial hydrolysis of a nucleic acid
strophanthin - a bitter and very toxic glycoside derived from plants of the genus Strophanthus; in moderate doses it is a cardiac stimulant but in larger doses it is a powerful poison; used in Africa as an arrow poison


, glycoside
n. glucósido, compuesto natural o sintético que al hidrolizarse libera azúcar.
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Infante-Rivard C, Rivard GE, Yotov WV, Genin E, Guiguet M, Weinberg C, et al.
George Lucas at the 66th Festival de Venise (Mostra), September 6, 2009 -- Wikimedia/Nicolas Genin CAIRO -- 15 December 2017: George Lucas, famed creator of the massive "Star Wars" franchise, gives the latest installment "The Last Jedi" a thumbs up of approval.
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The first year didn't pass by without a challenge or two, that's for sure," admits Victoria Genin, Owner.
Frederic Genin, Chief Product & Marketing Officer Proton Therapy at IBA added, Offering solutions that have clinical meaning and help our customers in their daily lives is IBA's number one priority.
Bunlar disinda molekuler tanida ilgilenilen kanser turu ve ilgilenin genin bolgesi (ekzon, intron veya splice bolgesi) de cok onemlidir.
Genin duzenleyici bolgesinde meydana gelen patolojik epigenetik degisiklikler de gen fonksiyonunda bozulmaya yol acarak kanser gelisimine yol acmaktadir.
Alkaptonuri, aromatik aminoasit olan tirozin ve fenilalaninin indirgenmesinde onemli rol oynayan homogentisate 1,2-dioksijenaz enziminin uretiminden sorumlu olan genin mutasyonu sonucu gelisen nadir bir kalitsal metabolik bozukluktur.
The authors thank Helene Genin, technical director; Agathe Moly, quality manager; Pierre-Henri Chabot, cellar master, and all the Chateau Latour staff for the setup and following of the trials.
Agents: Veronika Genin, William B May; Iris Li, Rutenberg (pictured).
Head to Rue du Bac -- it's my go-to destination for patisseries and chocolateries by some amazing producers, including Jacques Genin (try his passion fruit & mango caramels), Du Gateaux et du Pain (they make wonderful croissants), and La Patisserie des Reves for decadent Paris-Brest (a ring of choux pastry filled with praline cream).
De la Dulceria y Pasteleria de la Viuda de Genin, en la segunda calle de Plateros num.