Meaning of aglucone in English:

aglucone

Pronunciation /əˈɡluːkəʊn/

noun

Biochemistry
  • Originally: = aglycone . Subsequently: specifically an aglycone which combines with glucose to form a glucoside.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From a- + gluco- + -one, after German Aglykon.