mannose

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noun man·nose \ ˈma-ˌnōs , -ˌnōz \

Definition of mannose

: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


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mannose

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noun man·nose \ ˈman-ˌōs, -ˌōz \

medical Definition of mannose

: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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