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sedoheptulose

noun se·do·hep·tu·lose \ ˌsēd-ō-ˈhep-tyə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz \

medical Definition of sedoheptulose

:an amorphous ketose sugar C7H14O7 that plays a role in carbohydrate metabolism but is not fermented by yeast and that is a laboratory source of D-altrose and D-ribose

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