[ hek-sos-uh-meen ]
/ hɛkˈsɒs əˌmin /
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any hexose derivative in which a hydroxyl group is replaced by an amino group.
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Medical definitions for hexosamine
[ hĕk-sō′sə-mēn′, hĕk′sō-săm′ēn′ ]
The amine derivative of a hexose formed by replacing a hydroxyl group with an amino group.
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