arabinose

noun
arab·​i·​nose | \ ə-ˈra-bə-ˌnōs How to pronounce arabinose (audio) , -ˌnōz\

Definition of arabinose

: a white crystalline aldose sugar C5H10O5 occurring especially in vegetable gums

First Known Use of arabinose

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arabinose

International Scientific Vocabulary arabin (the solid principle in gum arabic, from gum arabic + -in entry 1) + -ose

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arabinose

noun
arab·​i·​nose | \ ə-ˈrab-ə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz How to pronounce arabinose (audio) \

Medical Definition of arabinose

: a white crystalline aldose sugar C5H10O5 occurring especially in vegetable gums

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