mannose


man·nose

noun \ˈma-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Definition of MANNOSE

:  an aldose C6H12O6 whose dextrorotatory enantiomer occurs especially as a structural unit of mannans from which it can be recovered by hydrolysis

Origin of MANNOSE

International Scientific Vocabulary mannite + 2-ose
First Known Use: 1888

man·nose

noun \ˈman-ˌōs, -ˌōz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MANNOSE

: an aldose C6H12O6 whose dextrorotatory enantiomer occurs especially as a structural unit of mannans from which it can be recovered by hydrolysis

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