glycosaminoglycan

Definition / meaning of glycosaminoglycan

A type of long, unbranched polysaccharide molecule. Glycosaminoglycans are major structural components of cartilage and are also found in the cornea of the eye.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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