rhamnose

noun
rham·​nose | \ ˈram-ˌnōs How to pronounce rhamnose (audio) , -ˌnōz \

Definition of rhamnose

: 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

First Known Use of rhamnose

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhamnose

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

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The first known use of rhamnose was in 1888

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“Rhamnose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhamnose. Accessed 28 Mar. 2020.

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rhamnose

noun
rham·​nose | \ ˈram-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz How to pronounce rhamnose (audio) \

Medical Definition of rhamnose

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

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