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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

hyaluronic acid 
A glucosaminoglycan consisting of D-glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine disaccharide units that is a component of connective tissue, skin, vitreous humour, umbilical cord, synovial fluid and the capsule of certain microorganisms contributing to adhesion, elasticity, and viscosity of extracellular substances. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:hyaluronan
hyaluronate