hexosan

noun
hex·​o·​san | \ ˈhek-sə-ˌsan How to pronounce hexosan (audio) \

Definition of hexosan

: a polysaccharide yielding only hexoses on hydrolysis

First Known Use of hexosan

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hexosan was in 1894

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“Hexosan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexosan. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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hexosan

noun
hex·​o·​san | \ ˈhek-sə-ˌsan How to pronounce hexosan (audio) \

Medical Definition of hexosan

: a polysaccharide yielding only hexoses on hydrolysis

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