fructosan

[ fruhk-tuh-san, frook-, frook- ]

nounBiochemistry.
  1. any of the class of hexosans, as inulin and the like, that yield fructose upon hydrolysis.

Origin of fructosan

1
First recorded in 1925–30; fructose + -an

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