glucopyranose glu·co·py·ra·nose (glōō’kō-pī’rə-nōs’)
A cyclic form of glucose containing a pyranose ring.
[gloo-koh-suh-meen, -min] /gluˈkoʊ səˌmin, -mɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an aminosugar occurring in many polysaccharides of vertebrate tissue and also as the major component of chitin. /ɡluːˈkəʊzˈəmiːn/ noun 1. the amino derivative of glucose that occurs in chitin. It has been used in some herbal remedies glucosamine glu·co·sa·mine (glōō-kō’sə-mēn’, glōō’kō-sə-mēn’) n. An amino derivative of glucose […]
- Glory hound
noun phrase glory hog (1940s+)
noun 1. Nautical. 2. Glassmaking. an auxiliary furnace for reheating glass that has cooled during offhand blowing. 3. Mining. . noun 1. (informal) a room, cupboard, or other storage space that contains an untidy and miscellaneous collection of objects 2. (nautical) another term for lazaretto (sense 1) n. “a drawer or place where things are […]
- Glory hog
noun phrase A person who blatantly seeks adulation; glory hound: Our self-abnegating chief turned out to be a glory hog (1960s+)