mannose

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noun man·nose \ˈma-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Definition of mannose

  1. :  an aldose C6H12O6 whose dextrorotatory enantiomer occurs especially as a structural unit of mannans from which it can be recovered by hydrolysis

Origin and Etymology of mannose

International Scientific Vocabulary mannite + 2-ose


First Known Use: 1888


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mannose

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noun man·nose \ˈman-ˌōs, -ˌōz\

Medical Definition of mannose

  1. :  an aldose C6H12O6 whose dextrorotatory enantiomer occurs especially as a structural unit of mannans from which it can be recovered by hydrolysis


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