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Medical Term:

uridine diphosphoglucose

Pronunciation: yur'i-den di-fos'fo-glu'kos

Definition: A pyrophosphate group links the 5' position of uridine and the 1 position of d-glucose; an intermediate in glycogen biosynthesis.

Synonym(s): UDPglucose

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