Definition of Chondroitin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of a range of mucopolysaccharides, derived from galactosamine and glucuronic acid, that occur in cartilage and bone. ¹



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Definition of Chondroitin

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Medical Definition of Chondroitin

1. A mucopolysaccharide constituent of chondrin. Chemical name: Chondroitin (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chondroitin

chondrodystrophic dwarfism
chondrodystrophy
chondroectodermal
chondrofibroma
chondrogen
chondrogeneses
chondrogenesis
chondrogenic
chondroglossus
chondroglossus muscle
chondroid
chondroid syringoma
chondroid tissue
chondroitin (current term)
chondroitin 4-sulfotransferase
chondroitin 6-sulfotransferase
chondroitin abc lyase
chondroitin lyases
chondroitin sulfate B
chondroitin sulfate C
chondroitin sulfates
chondroitin sulphate
chondroitinase
chondroitinases and chondroitin lyases
chondroitins
chondroitinsulfatases
chondrology
chondrolysis

Literary usage of Chondroitin

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1. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"CHITIN AND chondroitin. These polysaccharides which contain glucosamine as ... chondroitin. chondroitin or chondroitin sulphuric acid, is contained in ..."

2. A Textbook of physiological chemistry by Olof Hammarsten (1906)
"chondroitin-sulphuric acid appears as a white amorphous powder, ... Acidified solutions of alkali chondroitin-sulphates cause a precipitation when added to ..."

3. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry for Students of Medicine and Physicians by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"4.55 J The organic constituents of the cartilaginous matrix are essentially represented by chondroitin-sulphuric acid as such, and its compounds with ..."

4. Biochemical Researches: Collected Reprints of Publications from the by William John Gies (1903)
"It has frequently been said that bone contains a trace of chondroitin sulphuric ... The precipitate of gelatin and chondroitin sulphuric acid is readily ..."

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