uronic acid
noun Date: 1925 any of a class of acidic compounds of the general formula HOOC(CHOH)nCHO that contain both carboxylic and aldehydic groups, are oxidation products of sugars, and occur combined in many polysaccharides and in urine

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  • uronic acid — /yoo ron ik/, Biochem. any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine. [1920 25; < Gk oûron urine (cf. URO 1) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

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  • uronic acid — u•ron′ic ac′id [[t]yʊˈrɒn ɪk[/t]] n. biochem. any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine • Etymology: 1920–25; < Gk oûron urine (cf. uro I) + ic …   From formal English to slang

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  • -uronic — suff. Connected with urine: hyaluronic acid.   [From Greek ouron, urine.] * * * …   Universalium

  • uronic acids — Carboxylic acids related to hexose sugars etc. by oxidation of the primary alcohol group, eg. glucuronic, galacturonic acid …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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