chondroitin sulfate

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chondroitin sulfate

 [kon-dro´ĭ-tin]
a glycosaminoglycan (mucopolysaccharide) which is widespread in connective tissue, particularly cartilage, and in the cornea.

chondroitin sulfate

A glycosaminoglycan present in connective tissue, including the cornea and cartilage. It is used as a dietary supplement to treat joint pain, esp. in people and animals with degenerative joint disease, usually combined with the dietary supplement glucosamine.
See also: chondroitin
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