heptose

noun
hep·​tose | \ ˈhep-ˌtōs How to pronounce heptose (audio) , -ˌtōz \

Definition of heptose

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

First Known Use of heptose

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Heptose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heptose. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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heptose

noun
hep·​tose | \ ˈhep-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz How to pronounce heptose (audio) \

Medical Definition of heptose

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

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