octose

noun
oc·​tose | \ ˈäk-ˌtōs How to pronounce octose (audio) \

Medical Definition of octose

: any of a class of synthetic monosaccharides C8H16O8 containing eight carbon atoms in a molecule

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“Octose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/octose. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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