Medical Dictionary

glucosan

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noun glu·co·san \ˈglü-kə-ˌsan\

Medical Definition of glucosan

  1. 1:  any of several intramolecular anhydrides C6H10O5 of glucose

  2. 2:  a hexosan (as dextran or starch) that yields essentially only glucose on hydrolysis


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