hexose phosphate

noun

Medical Definition of hexose phosphate

: a phosphoric derivative of a hexose (as glucose phosphate) of which two types have been found in living tissues as intermediates of carbohydrate metabolism:

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“Hexose phosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hexose%20phosphate. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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