[gloo-tuh-thahy-ohn] /ˌglu təˈθaɪ oʊn/
a crystalline, water-soluble peptide of , cysteine, and glycine, C 10 H 17 N 3 O 6 S, found in blood and in animal and plant tissues, and important in tissue oxidations and in the activation of some enzymes.
(biochem) a tripeptide consisting of glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine: important in biological oxidations and the activation of some enzymes. Formula: C10H17N3O6S
glutathione glu·ta·thi·one (glōō’tə-thī’ōn’)
A tripeptide of the amino acids glycine, cystine, and glutamic acid occurring widely in plant and animal tissues and forming reduced and oxidized forms important in biological oxidation-reduction reactions.
A polypeptide consisting of glycine, cysteine, and glutamic acid that occurs widely in plant and animal tissues. It is important in cellular respiration in both plants and animals, and serves as a cofactor for many enzymes. It is a major protective mechanism against oxidative stress. For example, it protects red blood cells from hydrogen peroxide, a toxic byproduct of certain metabolic reactions.
[gluhch] /glʌtʃ/ Newfoundland. verb (used with object) 1. to swallow. noun 2. a mouthful.
[gloo-teez] /ˈglu tiz/ plural noun, Informal. 1. the muscles of the buttocks. /ɡluːt/ noun 1. (informal) short for gluteus noun The gluteus maximus muscles; the large muscles of the butt: Work those glutes gluteus muscles
[gloo-tee-uh l, gloo-tee-uh l] /ˈglu ti əl, gluˈti əl/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. pertaining to the buttock muscles or the buttocks. adj. by 1804, from gluteus + -al (1). gluteal glu·te·al (glōō’tē-əl, glōō-tē’-) adj. Of or relating to the buttocks.
- Gluteal artery
gluteal artery n.