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glucosamine

 [gloo-ko´-sah-mēn]
an amino derivative of glucose occurring in many glycoproteins and mucopolysaccharides.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

glu·co·sa·mine

(glū-kos'ă-mēn),
An amino sugar found in chitin, cell membranes, and mucopolysaccharides generally.
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glucosamine

(glo͞o-kō′sə-mēn′, glo͞o′kō-)
n.
An amino derivative of glucose, C6H13NO5, in which an amino group replaces a hydroxyl group. It is a component of many polysaccharides and the basic structural unit of chitin, and is used as an over-the-counter dietary supplement alone or in combination with chondroitin for treatment of joint pain in arthritis.
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glu·co·sa·mine

(glū-kō'să-mēn)
An amino sugar found in chitin, cell membranes, and mucopolysaccharides generally.
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I've been taking glucosamine sulphate for a long time and find it's really good for keeping my joints moving.
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I've been giving him glucosamine sulphate but he doesn't seem to be getting any better.
GLUCOSAMINE sulphate is an amino sugar and is one of the building blocks of cartilage.