fucose

noun
fu·cose | \ˈfyü-ˌkōs, -ˌkōz\

Definition of fucose 

: an aldose sugar that occurs in bound form in the dextrorotatory form in various glycosides and in the levorotatory form in some brown algae and in mammalian polysaccharides typical of some blood groups

First Known Use of fucose

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fucose

International Scientific Vocabulary fuc- (from Latin fucus) + -ose

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fucose

noun
fu·cose | \ˈfyü-ˌkōs, -ˌkōz \

Medical Definition of fucose 

: an aldose sugar that occurs in bound form in the dextrorotatory D-form in various glycosides and in the levorotatory L-form in some brown algae and in mammalian polysaccharides typical of some blood groups

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