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Noun: hyaluronic acid
  1. A viscous mucopolysaccharide found in the connective tissue space and the synovial fluid of movable joints and the humours of the eye; a cementing and protective substance

Derived forms: hyaluronic acids

Type of: mucopolysaccharide

Part of: synovia, synovial fluid, vitreous body, vitreous humor [US], vitreous humour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Hyaluronic acid