Definition of glycation in US English:

glycation

noun

Biochemistry
  • The bonding of a sugar molecule to a protein or lipid molecule without enzymatic regulation.

    Glycation affects the structure and function of proteins and is involved in processes such as the hardening of the arteries, the wrinkling of the skin, and the formation of cataracts

Pronunciation

glycation

/ɡlīˈkāSH(ə)n//ɡlaɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/