glucosan

noun
glu·​co·​san | \ ˈglü-kə-ˌsan How to pronounce glucosan (audio) \

Medical Definition of glucosan

1 : any of several intramolecular anhydrides C6H10O5 of glucose
2 : a hexosan (as dextran or starch) that yields essentially only glucose on hydrolysis

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“Glucosan.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glucosan. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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