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glucosamine (ɡluːˈkəʊzˈəmiːn Pronunciation for glucosamine

Definitions

noun

  1. the amino derivative of glucose that occurs in chitin. It has been used in some herbal remedies

Example Sentences Including 'glucosamine'

People with osteoarthritis might benefit from nutraceuticals such as glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate.
British Medical Journal (2002)
Scientific research has shown chondroitin works best when taken in conjunction with glucosamine for a comprehensive joint health formula.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Today, many supplements have added chondroitin to glucosamine for a double-whammy effect.
Toronto Sun (2003)

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