arabinose

noun arab·i·nose \ ə-ˈra-bə-ˌnōs , -ˌnōz \

Definition of arabinose

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

Origin and Etymology of arabinose

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


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arabinose

noun arab·i·nose \ ə-ˈrab-ə-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz \

medical Definition of arabinose

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

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