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noun
  1. (context, organic chemistry, biochemistry) A molecule in which a sugar group is bound to a non-sugar group by a nitrogen or oxygen atom. They yield a sugar after undergoing hydrolysis.
Etymology: From (term, glyco-, , a sugar), + (term, -ide) (similar to (term, glucoside)). (1925-1930).


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