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Medical Term:

uridine diphosphoglucuronic acid

Pronunciation: yur'i-den di-fos'fo-glu-ku-ron'ik

Definition: Uridine diphosphoglucose in which the 6-CH2OH of the glucose has been oxidized to COOH (thus, has become a glucuronyl residue); participates in the formation of conjugates of bilirubin or drugs such as aspirin.

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