galactosamine

noun
ga·​lac·​tos·​amine | \ gə-ˌlak-ˈtō-sə-ˌmēn How to pronounce galactosamine (audio) , -zə- \

Definition of galactosamine

: an amino derivative C6H13O5N of galactose that occurs in cartilage

First Known Use of galactosamine

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galactosamine

borrowed from German Galaktosamin, Galactosamin, from Galaktose, Galactose galactose + Amin amine

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“Galactosamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galactosamine. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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galactosamine

noun
ga·​lac·​tos·​amine | \ gə-ˌlak-ˈtō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə- How to pronounce galactosamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of galactosamine

: an amino derivative C6H13O5N of galactose that occurs in cartilage

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