streptose

noun
strep·​tose | \ ˈstrepˌtōs also -ōz \
plural -s

Definition of streptose

: an unstable hydroxy dialdehyde (HO)3C4H5(CHO)2 formed from streptomycin or streptobiosamine by hydrolysis; 3-C-formyl-5-deoxy-l-lyxose

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History and Etymology for streptose

strept- + -ose

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“Streptose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/streptose. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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