fructosan

[ fruhk-tuh-san, froo k-, frook- ]
/ ˈfrʌk təˌsæn, ˈfrʊk-, ˈfruk- /

noun Biochemistry.

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

Origin of fructosan

First recorded in 1925–30; fructose + -an
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