Meaning of hyaluronic acid

hy'a•lu•ron'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (hī'u-loo-ron'ik, hī"-), [key]
— Biochem. Biochem.
  1. a mucopolysaccharide serving as a viscous medium in the tissues of the body and as a lubricant in joints.
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