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, in the meaning defined above

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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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