arabinose


arab·i·nose

noun \ə-ˈra-bə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Definition of ARABINOSE

:  a white crystalline aldose sugar C5H10O5 occurring especially in vegetable gums

Origin of ARABINOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary arabin (the solid principle in gum arabic, from gum arabic + 1-in) + -ose
First Known Use: 1889

arab·i·nose

noun \ə-ˈrab-ə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ARABINOSE

: a white crystalline aldose sugar C5H10O5 occurring especially in vegetable gums

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