Definitions for mucopolysaccharideˌmyu koʊˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mu•co•pol•y•sac•cha•rideˌmyu koʊˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd(n.)

  1. Category: Biochemistry

    Ref: former name of glycosaminoglycan.

Origin of mucopolysaccharide:

1935–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mucopolysaccharide(noun)

    complex polysaccharides containing an amino group; occur chiefly as components of connective tissue

Wiktionary

  1. mucopolysaccharide(Noun)

    any polysaccharide consisting of alternating units of uronic acids and glycosamines, sometimes esterified with sulfuric acid

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