galactosamine

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noun ga·lac·tos·amine \gə-ˌlak-ˈtō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə-\

Definition of galactosamine

  1. :  an amino derivative C6H13O5N of galactose that occurs in cartilage

Origin and Etymology of galactosamine

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


First Known Use: 1900


Medical Dictionary

galactosamine

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noun ga·lac·tos·amine \gə-ˌlak-ˈtō-sə-ˌmēn, -zə-\

Medical Definition of galactosamine

  1. :  an amino derivative C6H13O5N of galactose that occurs in cartilage


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