HyperDic: mucopolysaccharide

English > 1 sense of the word mucopolysaccharide:
NOUNsubstancemucopolysaccharidecomplex polysaccharides containing an amino group
English > mucopolysaccharide: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningComplex polysaccharides containing an amino group; occur chiefly as components of connective tissue.
Narrowerhyaluronic acidA viscous mucopolysaccharide found in the connective tissue space and the synovial fluid of movable joints and the humors of the eye
Broaderpolysaccharide, polyoseAny of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules

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