mannan

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noun man·nan \ˈma-ˌnan, -nən\

Definition of mannan

  1. :  any of several polysaccharides that are polymers of mannose and occur especially in plant cell walls

Origin and Etymology of mannan

International Scientific Vocabulary mannose + 3-an


First Known Use: 1895


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mannan

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noun man·nan \ˈman-ˌan, -ən\

Medical Definition of mannan

  1. :  any of several polysaccharides that are polymers of mannose and occur especially in plant cell walls and in some microorganisms (as yeast)


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