from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The nonsugar component of a glycoside molecule that results from hydrolysis of the molecule.
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- n. The non-sugar fragment of a glycoside.
a-, together (from Greek ha-; see haploid) + glyc(o)- + -one.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)