hyaluronic acid


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hyaluronic acid

 [hi″ah-loo͡-ron´ik]
a glycosamino-glycan found in lubricating proteoglycans of synovial fluid, vitreous humor, cartilage, blood vessels, skin, and the umbilical cord.

hy·a·lu·ron·ic ac·id

(hī'ă-lū-ron'ik as'id),
A mucopolysaccharide consisting of alternating β1,4-linked residues of hyalobiuronic acid, forming a gelatinous material in the tissue spaces and acting as a lubricant and shock absorbant generally throughout the body; it is hydrolyzed to disaccharide or tetrasaccharide units by hyaluronidase.

hyaluronic acid

(hī′ə-lo͝o-rŏn′ĭk)
n.
A glycosaminoglycan that is found in extracellular tissue space, the synovial fluid of joints, and the vitreous humor of the eyes and acts as a binding, lubricating, and protective agent.

hy·a·lu·ron·ic ac·id

(hī'ă-lūr-on'ik as'id)
A mucopolysaccharide forming a gelatinous material in the tissue spaces and acting as a lubricant and shock absorbant; hydrolyzed by hyaluronidase.

hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronate, a long polymer glycosaminoglycan, consisting of repeating disaccharide units, found in basement membranes, mature oocytes, skin, cartilage, the vitreous body of the eye and the synovial fluid of joints.

hy·a·lu·ron·ic ac·id

(hī'ă-lūr-on'ik as'id)
A mucopolysaccharide forming a gelatinous material in the tissue spaces and acting as a lubricant and shock absorbant.
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