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u•ron′ic ac′idyʊˈrɒn ɪk(n.)

  1. any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine.

    Category: Biochemistry

Origin of uronic acid:

1920–25; < Gk oûron urine (cf. uro -1) + -ic


  1. uronic acid(Noun)

    any carboxylic acid formed by oxidation of the terminal -CHOH of an aldose


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