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Medical Term:

ß-d-glucuronidase

Pronunciation: glu'ku-ron'i-das

Definition

An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of various ß-d-glucuronides, liberating free d-glucuronic acid and an alcohol; a deficiency of this enzyme is associated with Sly syndrome.

Synonym(s): glusulase, glycuronidase

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