rhamnose

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noun rham·nose \ˈram-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Definition of rhamnose

  1. :  a crystalline sugar C6H12O5 that occurs usually in the form of a glycoside in many plants and is obtained in the common dextrorotatory l form

Origin and Etymology of rhamnose

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Rhamnus, genus of the buckthorn; from its being produced from a plant of this genus


First Known Use: 1888


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rhamnose

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noun rham·nose \ˈram-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz\

Medical Definition of rhamnose

  1. :  a crystalline sugar C6H12O5 that occurs combined in many plants and is obtained in the common dextrorotatory L-form

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