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aglycon

 [a-gli´kon]
the noncarbohydrate group of a glycoside molecule.

a·gly·con

, aglycone, pl.

a·gly·ca

(ā-glī'kon, ā-glī'kōn, ā-glī'că),
The noncarbohydrate portion of a glycoside (for example, digoxigenin).
[G. a- priv. + glykys, sweet]

aglycone

/agly·cone/ (a-gli´kōn) aglycon.

aglycone

(ə-glī′kōn′) or

aglycon

(-kŏn)
n.
The nonsugar component of a glycoside that results from hydrolysis of the glycoside.

aglycone

the noncarbohydrate portion of a glycoside molecule.
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