Meaning of uronic acid

u•ron'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (yoo-ron'ik), [key]
— Biochem. Biochem.
  1. any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine.
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