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a salt, anion, or ester of hyaluronic acid. The sodium salt and a derivative of it are used as analgesics in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, administered by intra-articular injection.
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A salt or ester of hyaluronic acid.
Synonym(s): hyalurate
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A salt or ester of hyaluronic acid.
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