Meaning of glucoside


Pronunciation: (gl'ku-sīd"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of an extensive group of compounds that yield glucose and some other substance or substances when treated with a dilute acid or decomposed by a ferment or enzyme. Cf. glycoside.
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