chitosamine

noun

chi·​to·​sa·​mine
kīˈtōsəˌmēn,
-mə̇n
plural -s
: glucosamine especially as obtained from chitin by hydrolysis

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary chitin + -ose + -amine; originally formed as German chitosamin

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“Chitosamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chitosamine. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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