Definition of glycosylation in US English:

glycosylation

noun

Biochemistry
  • The controlled enzymatic modification of an organic molecule, especially a protein, by addition of a sugar molecule.

    In living organisms, glycosylation typically enhances (or enables) the function of a protein

Pronunciation

glycosylation

/ˌɡlaɪkoʊsəˈleɪʃ(ə)n//ˌɡlīkōsəˈlāSH(ə)n/