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heptose

[hep-tohs]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. any monosaccharide containing seven carbon atoms.

Origin of heptose

< German Heptose (1890); see hepta-, -ose2
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British Dictionary definitions for heptose

heptose

noun
  1. any monosaccharide that has seven carbon atoms per molecule
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heptose in Medicine

heptose

(hĕptōs′, -tōz′)
n.
  1. A monosaccharide containing seven carbon atoms in a molecule.
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