[gli-ser-ik, glis-er-ik] /glɪˈsɛr ɪk, ˈglɪs ər ɪk/
of or derived from .
of, containing, or derived from glycerol
noun 1. a colorless, syrupy liquid, C 3 H 6 O 4 , obtained by oxidizing glycerol. noun 1. a viscous liquid carboxylic acid produced by the oxidation of glycerol; 2,3-dihydroxypropanoic acid. Formula: C3H6O4 glyceric acid gly·cer·ic acid (glĭ-sěr’ĭk) n. A colorless syrupy acid obtained from oxidation of glycerol.
- Glyceric aciduria
glyceric aciduria n. A metabolic disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency, resulting in the excretion of glyceric and oxalic acids in the urine and ultimately leading to oxalosis.
glyceridase glyc·er·i·dase (glĭs’ər-ĭ-dās’, -dāz’) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of glycerides.
[glis-uh-rahyd, -er-id] /ˈglɪs əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd/ noun, Chemistry, Biochemistry. 1. any of a group of esters obtained from glycerol by the replacement of one, two, or three hydroxyl groups with a fatty acid: the principal constituent of adipose tissue. /ˈɡlɪsəˌraɪd/ noun 1. any fatty-acid ester of glycerol n. compound of glycerol and organic acids; see […]