[gloo-kuh-san] /ˈglu kəˌsæn/
any of a number of polysaccharides that yield glucose upon hydrolysis.
glucosan glu·co·san (glōō’kə-sān’)
- Glucosamine sulphate
noun 1. a compound used in some herbal remedies and dietary supplements, esp to strengthen joint cartilage
- Glycine amidinotransferase
glycine amidinotransferase glycine am·i·di·no·trans·fer·ase (ām’ĭ-dē’nō-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’, ām’ĭ-dĭn’ō-) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an amidine group from arginine to glycine during creatine synthesis.
glycinuria gly·ci·nu·ri·a (glī’sə-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. The presence of large amounts of glycine in the urine, associated with certain kidney disorders.
1. a combining form with the meanings “sugar,” “glucose and its derivatives,” used in the formation of compound words: glycolipid. combining form 1. indicating sugar: glycogen word-forming element meaning “sweet,” from Latinized comb. form of Greek glykys “sweet” (see glucose). Used in reference to sugars generally. OED says a regular formation would be glycy-. glyco- […]