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hy·a·lu·ron·ic acid

 (hī′ə-lo͝o-rŏn′ĭk)
n.
A glycosaminoglycan that is found in extracellular tissue space, the synovial fluid of joints, and the vitreous humor of the eyes and acts as a binding, lubricating, and protective agent.

[Greek hualos, glass + -uronic.]

hyaluronic acid

(ˌhaɪəlʊˈrɒnɪk)
n
(Biochemistry) a viscous polysaccharide with important lubricating properties, present, for example, in the synovial fluid in joints
[C20: hyalo- + Greek ouron urine + -ic]
ˌhyaluˈronic adj

hy′a•lu•ron′ic ac′id

(ˈhaɪ ə lʊˈrɒn ɪk, ˌhaɪ-)

n.
a mucopolysaccharide serving as a viscous medium in the tissues of the body and as a lubricant in joints.
[1930–35; hyal (oid) (in reference to the vitreous humor, from which it was first isolated) + uronic acid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyaluronic acid - a viscous mucopolysaccharide found in the connective tissue space and the synovial fluid of movable joints and the humors of the eye; a cementing and protective substance
vitreous body, vitreous humor, vitreous humour - the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
synovia, synovial fluid - viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
mucopolysaccharide - complex polysaccharides containing an amino group; occur chiefly as components of connective tissue
Translations

hy·a·lu·ron·ic ac·id

n. ácido hialurónico, presente en la sustancia del tejido conjuntivo, actúa como lubricante y agente conector.

hyaluronic acid

n ácido hialurónico
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