from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An amino derivative of glucose, C6H13NO5, that is a component of many polysaccharides and is the basic structural unit of chitin.
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- n. an amino derivative of glucose that is a component of polysaccharides such as chitin; it is marketed as a dietary supplement supposedly to reduce the symptoms of arthritis
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- n. an amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
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