from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An aminoglycan that is found in the tissue space, the synovial fluid of joints, and the vitreous humor of the eyes and acts as a binding, lubricating, and protective agent.
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- noun organic chemistry A
mucopolysaccharidethat forms a gel-like substance within animal connective tissue
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- noun a viscous mucopolysaccharide found in the connective tissue space and the synovial fluid of movable joints and the humors of the eye; a cementing and protective substance
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Greek hualos, glass + –uronic.]
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