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heptose

noun hep·tose \ˈhep-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Definition of HEPTOSE

:  any of various monosaccharides C7H14O7 containing seven carbon atoms in a molecule

First Known Use of HEPTOSE

1890

heptose

noun hep·tose \ˈhep-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEPTOSE

:  any of various monosaccharides C7H14O7 containing seven carbon atoms in a molecule

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