heptose

noun hep·tose \ ˈhep-ˌtōs , -ˌtōz \

Definition of heptose

: any of various monosaccharides C7H14O7 containing seven carbon atoms in a molecule

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1890

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heptose

noun hep·tose \ ˈhep-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz \

medical Definition of heptose

: any of various monosaccharides C7H14O7 containing seven carbon atoms in a molecule

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