HyperDic: glucosamine

English > 1 sense of the word glucosamine:
NOUNsubstanceglucosaminean amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
glucosamine > pronunciation
Soundsgluwkaa'sahmiy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > glucosamine: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides.
Broaderamino, amino groupThe radical -NH2
glucoseA monosaccharide sugar that has several forms
Substance ofchitinA tough semitransparent horny substance
polysaccharide, polyoseAny of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
Spanishglucosamina
Catalanglucosamina

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