a shrub, Tibouchina urvilleana, native to Brazil, having showy purple flowers, cultivated as an ornamental.
- Glucose oxidase method
glucose oxidase method n. A highly specific method for measuring glucose in serum or plasma by reacting the test fluid with glucose oxidase in which gluconic acid and hydrogen peroxide are formed.
[gloo-kuh-sahyd] /ˈglu kəˌsaɪd/ noun 1. any of an extensive group of compounds that yield glucose and some other substance or substances when treated with a dilute acid or decomposed by a ferment or enzyme. /ˈɡluːkəʊˌsaɪd/ noun 1. (biochem) any of a large group of glycosides that yield glucose on hydrolysis glucoside glu·co·side (glōō’kə-sīd’) n. A […]
[gloo-kohs-yoo-ree-uh] /ˌglu koʊs yʊˈri ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. . /ˌɡluːkəʊˈsjʊərɪə/ noun 1. (pathol) a less common word for glycosuria glucosuria glu·co·su·ri·a (glōō’kə-sur’ē-ə, -shur’-) n. Excretion of glucose in the urine, especially in elevated quantities. Also called glycosuria.
[gloo-koh-sin] /ˈglu koʊ sɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of compounds, some of which are highly toxic, derived from reactions of with ammonia.