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octose

noun oc·tose \ˈäk-ˌtōs\

Medical Definition of OCTOSE

:  any of a class of synthetic monosaccharides C8H16O8 containing eight carbon atoms in a molecule
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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