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Medical Term:

neurocan

Pronunciation: nu-ro-kan

Definition: A nervous system chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan that binds to neural cell adhesion molecules and modulates neuronal adhesion and neurite outgrowth during development.

Synonym(s): chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan 3

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