aldobiuronic acid
Condensation products of an aldose and a uronic acid; such groupings occur among the components of various mucopolysaccharides, notably hyaluronic acid.

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al·do·bi·uron·ic acid .al-(.)dō-.bī-yə-.rän-ik- n an acidic disaccharide in which one of the two sugar constituents is a uronic acid joined as a glycoside to a hexose or pentose unit

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  • aldobiuronic acid — ˌbīyə|ränik noun Etymology: ald + bi + uronic : a disaccharide of acid nature in which one of the two sugar constituents is a uronic acid joined as a glycoside to a hexose or pentose unit …   Useful english dictionary

  • aldobionic acid — al·do·bi·on·ic ac·id (al″do bi onґik) 1. an oxidized disaccharide derivative containing an aldose linked to an aldonic acid. 2. more frequently, an incorrectly used term denoting an aldobiuronic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • cellobiuronic acid — |selōˌbīyə|ränik noun Etymology: cell + bi + uronic : an aldobiuronic acid obtained by partial hydrolysis of a specific polysaccharide of pneumococci and yielding glucose and glucuronic acid on hydrolysis …   Useful english dictionary

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