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

Word History


strept- + -ose

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“Streptose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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