Definitions for "Hyaluronan"
a linear glycosaccharide of repeating N-acetylglucosamine and glucuronic acid disaccharide units.
A large, highly hydrated polysaccharide that is a major component of the extracellular matrix; also called hyaluronic acid and hyaluronate. It imparts stiffness and resilience as well as a lubricating quality to many types of connective tissue.
a substance found naturally in joint fluid that acts as a "shock absorber" and lubricant in the knee joint and is necessary for the joint to work properly.