mucopolysaccharide definition

  • noun:
    • See glycosaminoglycan.
    • any polysaccharide consisting of alternating products of uronic acids and glycosamines, occasionally esterified with sulfuric acid
    • complex polysaccharides containing an amino group; happen chiefly as the different parts of connective structure

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