hexosan

[ hek-suh-san ]
/ ˈhɛk səˌsæn /

noun

any of a group of hemicelluloses that hydrolyze to hexoses.

Origin of hexosan

First recorded in 1890–95; hexose + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for hexosan

hexosan
/ (ˈhɛksəˌsæn) /

noun

any of a group of polysaccharides that yield hexose on hydrolysis
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Medical definitions for hexosan

hexosan
[ hĕksə-săn′ ]

n.

Any of several polysaccharides that yield a hexose when hydrolyzed.
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