aminosugar

[ uh-mee-noh-shoo g-er, am-uh-noh- ]
/ əˈmi noʊˌʃʊg ər, ˈæm ə noʊ- /

noun Biochemistry.

a monosaccharide with an amino or substituted amino group in place of a nonglycosidic hydroxyl group.

Origin of aminosugar

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