chondroitin sulphate


chondroitin sulphate
a mucopolysaccharide that forms an important constituent of cartilage, bone, and other connective tissues. It is composed of glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-D-galactosamine units.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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