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glucuronide

 [gloo-ku´ron-īd]
any glycosidic compound of glucuronic acid; glucuronides, which are generally inactive, constitute the major proportion of the metabolites of many phenols, alcohols, and carboxylic acids.

glu·cu·ro·nide

(glū-kū'rōn-īd),
A glycoside of glucuronic acid; many foreign chemicals, as well as catabolic products of normal body constituents (for example, steroid hormones), are commonly excreted in the urine as d-glucuronides, the conjugation taking place in the liver.
Synonym(s): glucuronoside

glucuronide

/glu·cu·ron·ide/ (gloo-ku´ron-īd) any glycosidic compound of glucuronic acid; they are common soluble conjugates formed as a step in the metabolism and excretion of many toxins and drugs, such as phenols and alcohols.

glu·cu·ro·nide

(glū-kyūr'ō-nīd)
A glycoside of glucuronic acid; many foreign chemicals, as well as catabolic products of normal body constituents (e.g., steroid hormones), are commonly excreted in the urine as d-glucuronides, the conjugation taking place in the liver.

glucuronide

any glycosidic conjugate of glucuronic acid; glucuronides, which are generally inactive, constitute the major proportion of the metabolites of many phenols, alcohols and carboxylic acids.