noun[mass noun] Biochemistry
A polysaccharide molecule which is one of the chief components of connective tissue, forming a gelatinous matrix that surrounds cells.
- Other therapies include corticosteroids, hyaluronic acid and glucosamine.
- The detachment occurs because following the surgical removal of the lens during cataract surgery, vitreous hyaluronic acid may pass into the anterior chamber and escape through the trabecular meshwork.
- These cells are fed elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid from the dermis and their function is to filter out impurities and to provide a smooth appearance.
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