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glucosan

[ gloo-kuh-san ]
/ ˈglu kəˌsæn /
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noun Biochemistry.
any of a number of polysaccharides that yield glucose upon hydrolysis.
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Origin of glucosan

1920–25; glucose + -an, for -ane
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Medical definitions for glucosan

glucosan
[ glōōkə-săn′ ]

n.
A polysaccharide yielding glucose upon hydrolysis.
Any of several anhydrides of glucose.
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