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cellobiose

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noun cel·lo·bi·ose \ˌse-lə-ˈbī-ˌōs, -ˌōz\

Definition of cellobiose

  1. :  a faintly sweet disaccharide C12H22O11 obtained by partial hydrolysis of cellulose



Origin of cellobiose

International Scientific Vocabulary cellulose + -o- + biose disaccharide, from 1bi- + 2-ose


First Known Use: 1902


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cellobiose

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noun cel·lo·bi·ose \ˌsel-ə-ˈbī-ˌōs, -ˌōz\

Medical Definition of cellobiose

  1. :  a faintly sweet disaccharide C12H22O11 obtained by partial hydrolysis of cellulose—called also cellose




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