mannan

noun man·nan \ ˈma-ˌnan , -nən \

Definition of mannan

: 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


Medical Dictionary

mannan

noun man·nan \ ˈman-ˌan, -ən \

medical Definition of mannan

: 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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