Glucoside



[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 glycoside, the sugar component of which is glucose.
glu’co·sid’ic (-sĭd’ĭk) adj.
glucoside
(gl’kə-sīd’)
A glycoside in which the sugar component is glucose.

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