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heptose

[ hep-tohs ]
/ ˈhɛp toʊs /
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noun Chemistry.
any monosaccharide containing seven carbon atoms.
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Origin of heptose

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

heptose
/ (ˈhɛptəʊs, -təʊz) /

noun
any monosaccharide that has seven carbon atoms per molecule
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