sialic acid
noun Etymology: Greek sialon saliva Date: 1952 any of a group of reducing amido acids that are essentially carbohydrates and are found especially as components of blood glycoproteins and mucoproteins

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  • sialic acid — si·al·ic acid (.)sī .al ik n any of a group of reducing amido acids that are essentially carbohydrates and are found esp. as components of blood glycoproteins and mucoproteins * * * an amino sugar. Sialic acid is a component of some glycoprotein …   Medical dictionary

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  • sialic acid — noun Any of a group of amino carbohydrates that are substituted forms of neuraminic acid; they are components of glycoproteins and mucoproteins Syn: acetylneuraminic acid …   Wiktionary

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  • sialic acid — noun : any of a group of crystalline reducing amido acids of carbohydrate character that are acyl (as acetyl or glycolyl) derivatives of neuraminic acid and that are found especially as components of various gangliosides, blood glycoproteins and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sialic acid — [sʌɪ alɪk] noun Biochemistry a substance present in saliva, consisting of a sugar with amino and ester groups. Origin 1950s: from Gk sialon saliva + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • sialic acid — Any of a group of simple sugar molecules …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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