Medical Dictionary

fucose

noun fu·cose \ˈfyü-ˌkōs, -ˌkōz\

Medical Definition of FUCOSE

:  an aldose sugar that occurs in bound form in the dextrorotatory D-form in various glycosides and in the levorotatory L-form in some brown algae and in mammalian polysaccharides typical of some blood groups

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