altro-heptulose

noun

al·​tro-hep·​tu·​lose
¦al‧(ˌ)trō-
plural -s
: sedoheptulose

Word History

Etymology

altrose + heptulose

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of altro-heptulose was in 1950

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“Altro-heptulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/altro-heptulose. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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